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Subj: ge dishwasher mod/gsd3960looss - 1yr 4 mos old. problem: will not drain only used 6 times. last use after cycle done, water remained. had to hand drain. removed cover and checked drain area, no debris found. drain tube is connected to disposal by clear plastic tube; no clog in tube. the sink drains are clear and the disposal works normal. dishwasher drain seems to be stuck in closed position. this model has the touch pad controls. any solution????

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SOURCE: profile dishwasher not draining at end of cycle.

It would have helped if you provided the model no.

Check this GE website for possible causes. If you do not have the user manual then you can also download it from here, But you will need the model number. (should be etched on the body of the dishwasher)

http://www.geappliances.com/search/fast/infobase/10002419.htm

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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SOURCE: i have a hotpoint dishwasher model# HDA1000G00WH.

Take out the pump. You should find a broken rubber flapper indide blocking the outlet tube. Cheap to repair.

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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SOURCE: bosch dishwasher shx55m with bottom tub full of water

The dishwasher really shouldn't pass any particles near large enough to clog the drain hose. It sounds more like a mechanical issue. Check the circuit breaker to make sure it's not tripped. See if you can hit a cancel button or something to make it drain. Try to run another cycle. If the computer is stuck or acting funny, trying cutting the power for a while, holding down a stop/reset/cancel button, or running a cycle that you don't usually run. I had this kitchenaid that would randomly refuse the normal wash cycle, but would run fine when you ran rinse only or something, then regular wash and everything would be fine again too. If the line somehow is clogged, there's a good chance it's right where the hose connects to the disposal or drain pipe.

Posted on Feb 21, 2010

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SOURCE: dishwasher wont drain, standing water

Try running it through with just water and no dishes. It should drain then. and if that doesnt work, power it down and restart the dishwasher.

Posted on Aug 23, 2011

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