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Im having a problem desiding how to hook my drainage pipe up from the dishwasher i cant put it next to the sink cause theres no room so i have to put it on the other side of the kitchen could i connect new pvc pipe to the drainage pipe underneath the floor or do i have to put it above the trap

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You can put a new verticle pipe up from under the floor and put the drain hose in that. make sure the vertical pipe comes up to about worktop level and make sure there is a water barrier in it or you will get a nasty smell

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Water backs up from the drain in my dishwasher and smells. what is the problem?


Two things can cause this problem:
1. The check valve in your dishwasher may be defective, allowing water and food debris to seep (or run) back into your dishwasher.
2. Your drain hose may not be "mounted up" the way it should be. Look under your sink. Look at how your drain hose is connected to your garbage disposal. If the hose runs down to the floor of your cabinet and into your dishwasher, that is wrong. Instead, it should be mounted up so that water from the sink and garbage disposal would have to flow up first to get into the dishwasher. If you do this, then even if you have a bad check-valve in the dishwasher, it will prevent the problem (or greatly reduce the problem) of dirty water flowing back into your dishwasher.

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Dishwasher Whirlpool quiet partner 2 will not drain


Check your drainage hose going to the kitchen sink. It should be routed up to an air gap on kitchen sink, or ran to the highest point as possible under the kitchen sink counter and then slope down into the disposer or branch wye tailpiece on your drainage piping depending on what your drainage configuration is. Not going up to the highest point, or an air gap, before draining into your drainage piping allows the water inside the dishwasher hose to drain back into the unit.

Feb 21, 2012 | Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher

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Frigidare dishwasher did not spin


  1. Waste Disposal/Sink trap
    • Empty your food waste disposal unit if your dishwasher's hooked up to one. If it's not empty, the old food inside it will back water up into your machine. Check that your sink trap isn't blocked by unscrewing it from the base of your sink if you don't have a food waste disposal unit. Make sure your dishwasher or any other appliances connected to it are not running when you do so.
    Incomplete Cycle
    • You may have opened your dishwasher's door mid-cycle before it's had a chance to drain. Check the progress indicator on your machine's control panel. The structure of this will differ depending on which Frigidaire model you're using, but it should show the point your machine has reached in its cycle. If this is the cause of the problem, close your dishwasher's door and let it finish.
    Drainage Pipe
    • Inspect the drain pipe that runs from your machine to your waste disposal unit or sink. If this is kinked or has been squashed under another appliance or a base unit, the waste water inside your dishwasher will be unable to escape. Check that water can flow through your waste pipe freely.
    Filter
    • Remove the bottom shelf from inside your machine and take out the plate covering the filter area. If you don't rinse your plates before you put them into your washer, food debris could block your filter and stop water from reaching your drainage pipe. You can unblock your filter with your fingers. Turn off your machine's power before you attempt to do so.

Feb 02, 2012 | Dishwashers

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I have a dishwasher whirlpool DU945PWSQO I like to know if i have to used hot & cool water install to the dishwasher. Or i have to used hot water only


Hi,
You only need to hook your dishwasher up to the hot water only. You can run a separate pipe from any hot water pipe, but in most kitchens the dishwasher is next to the kitchen sink, so the hot water is just teed off of the piping under the sink...

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Feb 22, 2010 | Dishwashers

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The waste water backs up into the dishwasher when sink is plugged


Dishwasher manufacturers recommend a syphon break be fitted - but usually there is not a problem if your sink has an overflow pipe incorporated.

You have a partially blocked drain - causing wastewater to flow into the dishwasher instead.

Use 1/2 a cup of caustic soda or proprietary drain cleaner down the sink drain. Add about a pint of water, and leave overnight.
Next morning pour a full boiling kettle down the drain which should move things on and clear the drain.
You may have to repeat this process once, but is preferable to taking your pipework apart - which is next if this does not clear it.

Sep 14, 2009 | Dishwashers

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Can i connect my Hoover HD73M Dishwasher to a cold feed?


First off, you need a hot water feed line for your dishwasher, not cold water

Secondly, if you have a garbage disposal installed on your sink you can connect the dishwasher drain hose to the side port on the garbage disposal. That's what that little port is for anyway. If you do have a garbage disposal and hook the dishwasher hose to it then make sure you take a hammer and screw driver and knock out the little plastic plug that's inside the garbage disposal port before hooking up the hose to it, if you don't you'll flood your kitchen.

If you don't have a garbage disposal on your sink, then you're going to have to replace a piece of your sink's drain piping with a wye (Y) tailpiece. The tailpiece has a small branch that comes off it to where you can connect the dishwasher drain hose.

Regardless of which way you hook up the drainage and water lines, make sure you test out the work you did by running the dishwasher and keeping an eye on it. I can't tell you the number of times i've seen people hook up stuff like this and not test it and then when they go to use the dishwasher it floods the kitchen..... usually when people are sleeping at night. Test your work.

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Drainage


This normally shows blockage in hose , assuming you have checked and cleaned filter.Glass sherd was the problem with mine , first time then second was block outlet hose cause by backup of garb.Glass was in system at least 4 months before it moved in outlet hose and stopped full drainage.

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My dishwasher will not drain completely


I had a similar thing with ours. Found out the drainage pipe that goes from the dishwasher to the pipes under the sink was blocked. Take hold of the pipe that geos under your sink from the dishwasher (usually a flexible pipe) and give it a shake and a bang a few times. Also check the filter inside your dishwasher, take it all out and give it a good wash. Look inside the cavity where the filter came out of and make sure no food / fat or other gunk is inside that. I also found those dishwasher cleaner things work very well at unblocking. Buy from a supermarket and you put it in the dishwasher with no dishes. Ours worked like brand new after I did all of this. Good Luck.

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Dishwasher drains into sink


As background, the dirty water typically goes from the dishwasher to a small tube within a tube, and that goes to the disposal. This ensures that your dishwasher does not back up in the event of a clog.

The problem is likely that the tube that links the thing you see next to your faucet to the disposal is either totally or, more likely, partially blocked.

I recommend taking the entire flex pipe off and inspecting. In my case it was about 80% blocked, so a simple test whereby water was pored down failed to show the issue.

Once I took it apart and gave the tube a plumbing version of an angioplasty all was well.

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Diswasher drainage in an island


Dbootin,

I suggest just putting a dedicated Drain in the island next to the Dishwasher. You can hide it in side the island. Under the house, tee into the Main Sewage drain.  You should not need to vent it as the sinks vent is near enough to keep you from worrying about that.   

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