How do you unclog a GE dishwasher?

Can I put Drano in the dishwasher?

Drano is for clearing clogged sink, tub and shower drain pipes. You should never put it in the toilet, and you definitely should never try to unclog a dishwasher drain with Drano. A dishwasher has a pump that actively flushes water out of the appliance.

Can I put baking soda in my dishwasher?

Run another short wash cycle with baking soda When the first cycle ends, remove the bowl and sprinkle 1 cup of baking soda along the bottom of the dishwasher. Run it on a short cycle. The baking soda will remove stains and freshen the dishwasher.

How often should I clean my dishwasher?

How Often Should You Clean the Dishwasher? If you run a load every day, appliance experts recommend that you clean your dishwasher’s filter and drain once a month to help keep it running smoothly and your dishes clean.

How do I fix a smelly dishwasher?

Place one cup of white vinegar in a bowl on the top rack of the dishwasher. Run the dishwasher on the hottest cycle available. The acids in the vinegar will break down deposits on the interior of the appliance and leave it smelling fresh. Remove the bowl from the dishwasher once the cycle is complete.

Can I use borax instead of dishwasher soap?

Save time by making up big batches of dishwasher detergent, consisting of equal parts borax and baking soda.