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Why is the inside of my dishwasher discolored or stained?
To avoid personal injury or death, disconnect your appliance from its power source before you start any troubleshooting or repair work. Use caution when working inside any appliance.
Depending on the color of the stain, it could be several things causing the problem. Red, pinks, or oranges could be tomato sauce stains. Yellows, grays, and browns are a mineral buildup. To remove any mineral or rust stains from your dishwasher, you can try running citric acid or a commercial product like Glisten through your dishwasher, then rinse the dishwasher out by running the unit again with a full cup of detergent.
Another cleaner that cleans and removes smells from your dishwasher is affresh" Dishwasher and Disposal Cleaner. This cleaner by affresh can also be used by your garbage disposer as well to destory foul odors caused by trapped and rotting food particles.
You can also use a water filter to reduce rust . To prevent red stains from tomato sauces from staining plastic containers, spray the plastic container with Pam cooking spray or olive oil. Some people use baking soda and water to remove these stains.