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Clean Dishwasher Disposal


  • How to clean your dishwasher disposal
  • How to remove odors from your dishwasher disposal


If manufacturer's instructions are not available, these steps can be followed to clean the disposal:
  1. Run the disposal to clear any food.
  2. Cut a lemon or lime into quarters and put in the disposal.
  3. Turn the tap water on as hot as possible and run the disposal for one minute.
  4. Turn off the disposal and lift the rubber flaps and wipe each with a soapy cloth. Rinse.
  5. Pour 1/2 cup baking soda down disposal followed by 1/2 cup white vinegar and let sit for at least 5 minutes.
  6. Turn the tap water on as hot as possible and flush out the disposal for 30 seconds.


Cleaning the disposal can resolve dishwasher odors.

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Refer to the product use and care guide for further information.


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