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GE TRITON LX Dishwasher

Our dishwasher is begining to leave dirty water in the bottom of our dishwasher. It will not drain.

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Re: GE TRITON LX Dishwasher

First check your Drain Cup filter it is just under the lower spray arm you may have something blocking the drain... if its clear check the drain pump... does it run a drain out? can you here it make noise? let me know if this helps ?

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