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Maintenance - Cleaning the interior of the Dishwasher

  • How to Install and Operate
  • Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dishwashers
  • Last Updated 16/05/2018

SUBJECT : Cleaning the interior of the Dishwasher

 

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■ How to clean the interior of the dishwasher

 

 

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Periodic maintenance is recommended to ensure the dishwasher continues operating at peak performance. Over time, minerals from water can build up in the machine and leave a white or cloudy  residue on the inside of the tub, door, and even internal parts.

Food residue may be stuck between the narrow gaps inside the dishwasher after completion of cycle.

 Any food residue left inside the dishwasher may cause odor and bacteria.

When cleaning the interior of the dishwasher, do not use benzene or thinner. Otherwise, it may cause fire or explosion.

 

 

How to clean the interior of the Dishwasher

To clean the inside of the unit , you can use vinegar, citric acid, or an actual dishwasher cleaner (available at most grocery stores), Before starting your cleaning cycle, remove all dishes and silverware from the dishwasher. Only the racks should remain in the tub.

 

 

Using white vinegar

Pour approximately 3/4 - 1 1/4 cups (200-300 mL) of white vinegar into shallow bowl and place in upper rack. Run Auto cycle. Do not use detergent. When the Auto cycle is finished, restart the Dishwasher. 

  • Excessive use of vinegar may cause damage to the dishwasher.

  • Do not pour Vinegar directly into the base.

 


Using Citric Acid

 Remove all dishes, cutlery basket and cutlery basket holder from appliance. Only racks should remain in tub. For best results, use citric acid powder.
1. Measure 3 tablespoons (45g) of citric acid powder. Fill main wash compartment with measured powder.
2. Run a Auto cycle with Extra Hot options. Do not use detergent.


Using dishwasher cleaner
To use a dishwasher cleaner in the dishwasher, simply follow the instructions on the packaging of the cleaner.
Dishwashers cleaners are available in multiple brands and come as a powder, liquid, pod or tablet.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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