The Bosch dishwasher stinks. The unpleasant smell comes from spoiled food scraps in the dishwasher that got stuck somewhere in the drain system. It can be a drain line, a mesh filter, a drain hose or a pump. Another cause of bad smells is washing in cold water.
Use an all-purpose cleaner and a clean cloth to scrub the inside of the dishwasher to remove stains and food particles from the inside. Then run a vacuum cycle with baking soda or vinegar to remove any remaining stains and bacteria and neutralize bad odors.
Dishwasher Smell - Causes of Bad Smell: Sewage, egg or fish draining into the dishwasher is most likely due to food residue stuck in the dishwasher filter, kinked drain hose, or improperly positioned drain hose. Listed below are all the causes that can cause these bad smells and odors.
Place 2 cups (500ml) of white vinegar in a glass or dishwasher and place them firmly on the lower rack. Let the dishwasher run a full wash cycle using an energy-saving dryer or tumble dryer. Do not use detergent. The vinegar is mixed with the washing water.
If the valve is clogged or broken, the dishwasher does not have enough water to wash the dishes properly. If the water inlet valve is blocked, replace it. If the water cannot flow properly through the center spray arm, the dishes in the upper basket will not be cleaned properly.
Since plastic does not store heat sufficiently, condensation does not work and dries on plastic objects and leaves moisture behind. So, with more plastic in the dishwasher and condensation during drying, the result is a less efficient drying cycle.
If you have installed a Bosch SilencePlus 50 dBA dishwasher in your home, you have probably noticed the disinfection setting and wondered how to use it. The disinfection mode heats the water to 68.3 ° C and kills about 99.9% of the bacteria in the barrels. This can be very useful when you are sick.
If you smell sewage while using the dishwasher on a kitchen sink, it often means that the filters need to be cleaned in the dishwasher, or that there is a plug in the valve or drain pipes in the wall. A bad smell in the dishwasher is common and can develop over time with regular use.
Put a can of dish soap in the bottom of the empty dishwasher and run the hottest, longest cycle. Use Bosch descaler several times a year to remove hard water and limescale deposits. Only start the longer and hottest wash cycle when the dishwasher is empty (do not use detergent).
Bosch dishwashers do not allow hard food to drain. The Bosch® 3-part filter system was developed to make it unnecessary to rinse the mother earth normally blocked by dishes.
To take care of your dishwasher, you need to clean the following:
Put the vinegar in the dishwasher: Start with an empty dishwasher. Place a cup of white vinegar in the dishwasher on the top rack of the machine. Run the dishwasher through a hot water circuit. This removes grease and dirt and also removes musty odors.
To wash off the bleach, put 1 cup of bleach in the bottom of the dishwasher and do a thorough wash. (Note: DO NOT perform this step if your dishwasher has a stainless steel interior. Bleach can permanently damage and discolor stainless steel.)
A new plastic smell from the dishwasher is normal, but it can be cured to some extent. Pour 2 cups of white vinegar into a dishwasher or cup and place it in the empty lower basket. Go through a normal cycle, the vinegar will mix with the water and help remove the odor.
If you smell bad in the dishwasher after washing, don’t pick up the bleach bottle. The smell comes from bacteria that feed on food and grease trapped in the filter at the bottom of the machine, in the spray arm nozzles and along the bottom of the door.
Method 2 Unblocking the drain
Run the sink with vinegar.
Put 2 cups of filtered white apple cider vinegar in the dishwasher and turn on the energy saver cycle (if possible with your device). The vinegar cleans, disinfects and refreshes the inside of the dishwasher. Finally, perform an empty load to remove any residual vinegar or baking soda.