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Dish washer will not drain

We have a Quiet Power 3 by GE, The dishes come out clean but the water will not drain out at all....I've alredy have taken everything apart and there is no problem with my sink or garbage disposal. What can I do to solve this issue?

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Posted on Jan 07, 2009


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What I did was replace the 'magic drain' on the sink- u know the back flow value that drains to the disposal. solved it-

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