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In an empty dishwasher, fill a dishwasher safe cup with vinegar and start the cycle. During the rinse, fill that cup with bleach and let the cycle finish. Not only will you clean your dishwasher, you will remove the odor.

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Q: If you put a plastic spoon in the dishwasher and it melted how do you get the smell of the burnt plastic out of the dishwasher?
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How do you get the burnt plastic smell out of dishes and cups that ran in the same cycle as a plastic spoon that melted in the dishwasher?

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