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Whirlpool dishwasher drainage problem..

My whirlpool dishwasher is 4 yeras old. I am having following problem with it. The clean cycle starts fine. water intake is fine. Cleaning cycle is fine.water drainage the first time is fine. I checked that complete water was drained first time. after that more water intake was fine. rinse cycle was fine. but the final water drainage cycle does not happen. I am confused as the ist water drainage cycle is fine then why the 2nd drainage cycle is not working. Pls help. Thanks. -IA

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Re: whirlpool dishwasher drainage problem..

This sounds like a bad timer. The timer is what tells the pump to drain at specified times. If it gets a bad contact, that timed cycle won't happen.

PS: Do you know for sure that the drain is occurring in mid-cycle? If not, you may just have an obstruction in the drain and/or anti-siphon valve (where the hose connects under the dishwasher.

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