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I have a Bosch dishwasher and a layer of smelly blackish

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I have a Bosch dishwasher and a layer of smelly blackish slime builds up in the door on the inside. What do I dd?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Bosch is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: About 3 years old , sorry don't have model info.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If possible . I've never had a dishwasher that did this before
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: What do I do about this?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 7 months ago.

One moment while I get some information for you!

Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 7 months ago.

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Make sure the water to the unit is at least 135 degrees. If it is not set the hot water heater up and make sure you precharge the hot water at the sink faucet before starting the cycle. Wipe all the black stif as much as you can with papertowel and then begin a wash cycle. Once it is washing put 2 cups of bleach in the unit and let it run, all should be cleaned out.

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