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There is water in the dishwasher that comes to the bottom of the opening of the door. How do I drain this water out of the dishwasher

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Unfortunately the only way to get the water out is to use a sponge, towels and a bucket to soak up the water and get the dishwasher emptied and able to look for the problem.

It could be that the drain port is blocked by plastic wrap or some other item, like a tupperware lid, etc. Sometimes broken glass gets down into the drain sump and causes the dishwasher to not pump out. It could be a faulty valve also, but with more info about your unit, I can try to assist you with possible issues and solutions.

You can check my other responses for dishwashers that didn't drain out, as that might help you once you get the water drained and are ready to solve the problem.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

  • dino4521 Dec 29, 2010

    I have the same problem and a wet / dry vac works great to **** all of the water out of the dishwasher so you can work on it. Make sure your wet vac is set to the "wet" mode ... ie. that the paper filter (for dry mode use) is removed and the foam sleeve is in place.

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