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Leak from cut dishwasher hose disposer plug

Moved into home, no dishwasher. hose attached to disposer leaks water when water is turned on. looks like someone cut the hose to take the dishwasher but left it so it would leak under sink

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You are going to have to get a little crafty for this repair. The disposer had a knockout piece that the dishwasher attached to. Now you need to cover that opening. You will need to take a piece of cpvc and a dishwasher boot. You should be able to get these items from most hardware stores.You might get lucky and find a dishwasher boot that is soild on one end. Cut a short piece of the cpve pipe and glue a cap on one end. Then place it in one end of the dishwasher boot, take a hose clamp to seal that end. Place the other end over the opening on the disposer and hose clamp to seal.

You also could try to find a rudder stopper to fit in the opening of the disposer then duct tape it in place.

Posted on Dec 18, 2008

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