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Dishwasher not draining - spilling over floor

I just installed a food disposer.It is working fine.
Unfortunately the first time I had not knocked out the plug in thedishwasher drain connector and when I turned on the dishwasher it spilled all over the place.
I dissassembled everything and knocked out the plug and reconnected everything as before.
The dishwasher still is not draining and spilling on the floor.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated

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Disconnect the hose from the disposer and see if the dishwasher will drain into a bucket. If it does, there's still a blockage in the disposer nipple. If no water still comes out of the hose, you need to pull out the dishwasher to see if the hose disconnected from the dishwasher's drain itself.

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Belt, Water Pump Although few dishwashers have a water pump belt, if the dishwasher won't drain there might be a worn or broken water pump belt. After removing the lower kick panel the motor can be seen in the front, the water pump belt is on the bottom of the motor.

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Drain Solenoid Kit If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain solenoid kit might need to be replaced. The drain solenoid is an actuator that opens a flap to allow the water to drain.
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Clogged or Improperly Installed Garbage Disposer If the dishwasher won't drain and the garbage disposer was installed recently, the installer might have forgotten to knock out the drain plug from this disposer. All garbage disposers are sold with a solid plug in the drain tube for situations where a dishwasher isn't connected. However, if the dishwasher is connected, the plug will need to be removed. If the disposer wasn't replaced recently, remove the dishwasher drain hose from the disposer and clean out both the fitting on the disposer and the end of the drain hose. These are the most common places to find an obstruction if the dishwasher won't drain.

Check Valve If the dishwasher won't drain the check valve might be stuck closed. The check valve is a small plastic device which prevents water from returning to the dishwasher after it has drained. If the valve gets stuck closed, it will prevent the water from draining. The check valve is the device that the drain hose is attached to on the dishwasher.

Check Ball If the dishwasher won't drain the check ball might be stuck. The check ball is a small plastic ball in the check valve which prevents water from returning to the dishwasher after it has drained. If the ball gets stuck, it will prevent the water from draining also. The check valve is the device that the drain hose is attached to on the dishwasher.


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