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My danby countertop dishwasher won't drain

When I run my dishwasher the water won't drain through the hoses and I checked the hoses, and nothing is clogged.

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  • melv3011 Jan 23, 2009

    i haqve the exacvt same problem, our danby countertop dishwasher does not drain

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The problem has not been resolved. does not drain.

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According to the manual:

http://www.danby.com/cms/documents/pdfs/en/DDW497W_EFSOM.pdf


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If you have a smart phone, try using one of the various, 'Surface Level' apps which will allow you to set your phone on the top of the appliance and then adjust the level until the bubble is centered in the crosshairs.

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see this causes and fix it. God bless you
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.

Drain Pump If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain pump might be defective. Test the pump motor with an Ohm meter. Drain pumps are not repairable, if it's defective it will need to be replaced.

Drain Impeller The drain impeller is attached to the pump and pushes the water out of the dishwasher, through the drain tube and into the garbage disposer or drain line. If the dishwasher won't drain, the drain impeller might be broken or worn out. Replace both the impeller and seal at the same time.

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Drain Valve The drain valve can get clogged with debris and should be cleaned out if the dishwasher won't drain. If it seems clear of debris but won't actuate, it will need to be replaced. The drain valve is not repairable.
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This might be to simple but if the pump seems to run then check the tubes for any way that it might be blocked bends, blocks, ect. If the pump is not running, check out Sears Parts Online. They have just about every part for Danby. Put in your model number and choose a sub component with what you need.

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