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Dishwasher won't drain

My dishwasher wontdrain. Ihave checked the filters it's only 14 months old. Wht ould be the prolem?

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The problem is probably a simple one to fix. Remove the panel on the lower front of the dishwasher and disconnect the drain hose. Check in the hose for debris, like pieces of a broken plate.

Next remove the pump and look inside of it for pieces of debris. I am betting that you will find a chunk of glass or bone in the little pump. REassemble everything and your dishwasher should be fine.

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