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Why does a dishwasher smell like a sewer and won't drain?

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Check where it connects under the sink to the drainage or the garburator. It will more than likely be plugged somewhere near that connection. Unplug it, and run 2 cups of vinegar and 1/2 a cup of baking soda through a long hot cycle in the D/W. This should get rid of the sewer odor.
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