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Maytag Model WU482 Dish washer completes cycle but dishes remain dirty and water is laying in the bottom.

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  • falbr1111 Feb 26, 2009

    It turned out to be a plugged drain in the bottom of the tub.



    Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    water remains in the tub after all cycles are completed

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    the dish washer stops after a few minutes. It shows the code E23. There is some water at the bottom.

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Check the hoses and air gap for clogging. Air gap is located under the sink between housing seawar line and dishwasher hose.
If no help check/replace drain valve
http://www.partselect.com/repair.aspx?appliance=dishwasher&part=replace-drain-valve
if no help drain pump might be faulty.
Good Luck

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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