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Growing dishwasher i just replaced my disposal and didn't realize that i had to knock out the dishwasher plug until the dishwasher wasn't draining. i popped the plug out and the dishwasher drained, but now won't stop growling. i tried to re run the load but it's like it's stuck in drain mode now. help please

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Ok i will tellyou the secret. your unit is in drain mode .there is water in the base of your dishwasher and it has to dryed out to come out off drain mode. when you dryit then hit cancel and the unit will work. to get the water out you have to take off panel side to see the base. trade secret :0)

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  • tk105 Jan 12, 2011

    how do I take off the panel side? Do I have to slide the unit out from under the counter? Could I use my shop vac to **** it dry?

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