WATER WILL NOT DRAIN HOW MANY YEARS WARRANTY DO I HAVE??
I HAVE TAKEN THE INSIDE OF DISH WASHER APART...
RAN GARBAGE DISPOSAL FOR 3-4 MIN.
CHECKED ALL AREAS THE MANUAL TALKS ABOUT WITH THIS PROBLEM ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS???
SHOULD I CALL??
I DONT WANT TO CALL IF I DONT HAVE A WARRANTY!!!
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Drain hose clogged or Not ran in the proper draining position, under the sink where the hose ties into the drain system or garbage disposal, the hose should be higher than the connection point, I have fixed this by tie strapping hose to the bottom of the counter or sink, hope that helps ?
Is sink drain line clogged? Disconnect drain line at sink tailpiece and lower down to see if water inside dishwasher drains. Call serviceman to clear clog in dishwasher hose, or repair dishwasher pump motor.
Will the dish washer spray water during the wash cycle? If no it could be the pump motor. The motor will run in the opposite direction to drain the washer. Ifit spays water it could be a clog in the drain hose or the connection to the drain (on newer units) or garbage disposal (on older units).Remove the hose from the drain and place it into alarge bucket to see if it drains during unit operation (stop the washer if the bucket fills). if it does clean the connection to the drain or the garbage disposal hole. If not make sure the hose is free from obstructions. If the above checks out then check for voltage on the pump connection with a volt meter. You may be able to visually inspect the pump or listen for the vibration of thepump during the draining operation. If you have voltagethe pump is defective or the internal garbage disposal (found on newer units only) is clogged or damaged.
Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. Most dishwashers are connected to the sink / garbage disposal via an Air Gap. The Air Gap gets debris inside it that blocks the drain passages. Check out this video on how to clean it:
Remove the drain line where it hooks into the disposal. See if the plug, which must be removed to let water thru, is still in there. I ran into this on a service call a few years back. Removed to plug and voila! Hope this helps!
I have the same problem. The part you're talking about can be released from under the dishwasher to clean it. www.searspartsdirect.com has useful diagrams. I cleaned everything but still have the problem which is caused either by the "check balls", the "check valve" or the "pressure check" thing. I still have to figure it out. A good way to know if the system is obstructed is to press the drain button when there is some water left in the bottom.
Check flap valve and solenoid-Check for hose kinks or food clogs-Check pump impeller for damage-Check-timer Check the (check-valve flapper) some models have a check valve located where the drain hose attaches to the dishwasher.If you just installed an garbage disposal check the knock-out plug at the connection.Check that the pump hasnt gotton stuck due to lack of use or gunk in the pump. 3 things 1-You can remove the lower kick panel and turn the fan blade on the motor until it turns freely 2- Boil a big pot of water and pour it into the tub part let it stand for 15 to 20 min then try the dishwasher 3- Or my (FAV) duct tape your shop-vac to the waste hose and try to blow or **** out the stoppage. Rice is a big problem and pasta for dishwashers and thanks for the advice on my car I will try the method,and sorry about the comment
Try running citric acid (3 tablespoons) through. You can get it from a drug store. Or, run 1/2 cup vinegar through. Do this in both the dish washer and the disposal. After doing this try running some water into the disposal and then see if the next time you run the dishwasher if it still smells. You could be having a problem with water not staying in the drain trap under your sink that is why if you run water and fill the trap, then you will find out if it was the dry trap that caused the smell from sewer gases backing up into the house trough the garbage disposal.