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Missing Drain Hose

Purchased this dishwasher as a floor model. Went to install tonight and realized there was no drain hose included. Bought a simple one from Lowe's and it did not work. Any suggestions for type/brand of hose I should get to alleviate this?

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SOURCE: dishwasher doesn't drain completely after full cycle

If there is any blockage in your diposal, water will comes up to the sink, since it happened to me. As soon I installed the air gap then it fixed the problem. No air gap, water flowing is slowing down conflicting with timed draining causing this problem. Let's think of this, if you fill up water in a 1/2 galon milk container, and you try to emty it. If you pull down straightly , it will be slow compared to pull it at an agle to let air going into the opening. The air vent helps water flow better meeting the timed draining.

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    Flashing green light is reset by pressing two buttons in sequence 3-4 times, to reset your dishwasher press these buttons in sequence:

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    Seeing where it will work when disconnected from drain, i would be looking at the house drain as the problema nd not the dishwasher. You can check these things.
    1) a clogged pipe under sink that it connects to
    2)do you hava airgap,its a piece that goes on the sink and hasa chrome cover about 2-3 inches tall,if ya have one of those(not all drains do) reomve cap by pulling off and depending on brand of air gap unscrew inner cap or push in the 2 tabs and pull out inner piece to check for a blockage
    3)if you dont have airgap is the drin hose under the sink always slooping down? at on point the drain hose should be higher that the level of the peice on the drain it attaches too,with corrogated drain hose its easy to pull it up and attach it under sink so at one point the hose is higher that the drain(disposer) nozzle

    Good luck, i hope this helps


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