How Do You Clean a Dishwasher With Vinegar?


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To clean a dishwasher with vinegar, first clean the filter and filter tray, pour 1 cup of white vinegar in the dishwasher, and deodorize your dishwasher with baking soda. This process takes up to 10 hours and requires white vinegar and baking soda.

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How Do You Clean a Dishwasher With Vinegar?
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  1. Clean the filter

    Unscrew the filter and filter tray from the bottom of your dishwasher. Soak both items in warm, soapy water. Do not scrub the filter with a sponge. Replace the filter and tray after 10 minutes.

  2. Apply the vinegar

    Measure 1 cup of white vinegar, and pour it over the bottom of the dishwasher. Run the heavy cleaning cycle on your dishwasher.

  3. Deodorize with baking soda

    Sprinkle 1 cup of baking soda on the bottom of your dishwasher, and allow it to sit overnight. Finish by running another empty cycle.

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