New Siemens dishwasher, istalled and hoses connected with no kinks or bends in them. Ran the cycle fine but at the end when we opened the machine, the bottom was still full of water. Closed and it drained a bit each time we closed it, but it still never fully drained.
After cleaning the air gap thingy my machine works fine again. This thing sits on the left lower back side of the machine (left when you are standing in front of the machine). It is a transparent plastic box with 3 hoses attached (drain hose from pump, drain hose to the outside and water). Inside the box is a black plastic float. If debris gets caught in there the float gets stuck. Solution is to remove the part by pulling the 2 drain hoses out (there is a small black clip holding them in) and unclamp and remove the water hose. Rinse and shake the housing until the float moves freely again and reassemble.
I have a siemens Model SL34A and it will run the whole wash cycle but at the end it is still full of water and will not drain . Tried drain declogger and checked all the hoses for clogges and dose not appear to be the probblem.
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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.
most common faults with dishwashers is a drain fault. Check for any kinked hoses and check the drain spigot under the sink where the drain hose connects into the u bend. Usually this is where food gets trapped due to the spigot not being drilled out large enough. This then causes a blockage. Also check the non return valve under the filter and make sure the drain pump can turn freely if your model has access to this. Hope this helps.
most common faults with dishwashers is a drain fault. Check for any kinked hoses and check the drain spigot under the sink where the drain hose connects into the u bend. Usually this is where food gets trapped due to the spigot not being drilled out large enough. This then causes a blockage. Also check the non return valve under the filter and make sure the drain pump can turn freely. Hope this helps.
Drain valve not opening, kinked or blocked drain hose. Remove the hose from the sink plumbing and look for debris. try running the drain hose into a bucket to eliminate a domestice plumbing issue, but hold onto it when it starts draining, or you will have a wet kitchen. Timer contacts may not be opening drain valve.
I actually own an LG LDF8812 myself, except mine is stainless steel, not white. So be it. :-)
Anyway, it sounds like you have just unboxed the unit and it is brand new, not just new to you. I am also assuming that you have this dishwasher connected to an Air Gap valve which is connected to the garbage disposal. Please reply if I am wrong.
Because it is (apparently) new, the first thing I would check is that any water is draining from the unit. A common problem on new installations is that the knockout inside the neck of the garbage disposal unit. A quick way to test that is begin the dishwasher filling, then open the door and press the two buttons that give you Cancel. Hold for three seconds and the DW will begin to drain. Being careful of the hot water that should be draining into the kitchen sink via the disposal, but watch for water to come flowing with a healthy stream - not wimpy.
Please reply with what you have found and correct my assumptions that I got wrong. Good Luck!
OH, if the problem is not something at the end of the drain hose, before you try to crack the unit open (and possibly void your waranty) dial the number on in the user guide and schedule a service call asap. Have your proof of purchase available.
Have you checked it is draining properly? Partially-blocked drainage would likely be detected and cause the dishwasher to stop mid cycle, with soap suds left behind. I would check (1) the drain filters inside the dishwasher and (2) that the hose is not kinked (3) that all the S-bends etc where the dishwasher hose connects to the drain under the sink are clear.
A common problem with dishwashers is the non-draining machine. If you are having trouble, check to see if the drainpipe and sink trap are clogged. If you still have drainage problems after doing this, check your drain hose to make sure there are no kinks or bends. if the hose looks worn out you can replace the hose pretty inexpensivley. if your have thoughly checked from dishwasher to trap under the sink where your dishwasher should drain to and it seems clear you may have to call in the repair man.