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The water does not completely empty out after cycle is done and the button that says cancel/drain does not empty it out either. this is a kenmore ultra wash about 6 or 7 years old.

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Have you cleaned the drain filter ? If yes, then you may have an obstruction in the pump, the hoses to and from that pump or trhe drain hose exiting the dishwasher. Another consideration is the drain system of your house.. are you certain it is not restricting water flow? These are the basic areas of concern and each one ( if bad) can limit the dishwasher from fully draining. Hope this helps..

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