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Dish washer draining water from the top of sink.

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I had the same problem. took apart the inside pipes but did not work . outside my kitchen sink there is a clean out . got a big wrench and opened it up , took the water hose and put it inside the cleanout. Oh my gosh ! it was so yucky.. but it worked. hope this helps.

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