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Water will not drain out of top drawer

Water will not fully drain out of top drawer. Have tried to changethe middle rotor between both drawers. Water in top drawer - plus suds! Very frustrating.

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To determine if your pump work, before attempting access from the bottom of the top drawer: You can manually pump the water out by doing the following:
1- Press the Power button to turn off the display.
2- Press the Lock button and then the start button the same tim. Hold them until the display showing up.
3- If the display is not clear with all the characters, press power button to see clear the display.
4- The first display is bL, then Er,Ld..dd, FU, P1, P2...by pressing the Start button to go by the sequence until P2 (drain). If you miss, be patient to continue press and release the start button to get back to P2.
5 When is is at P2, press Lock button to tun on the drain. When you hear the water flowing to the drain, you could pull the top drain to see how the water is draining.
6- When the water is out, press the lock button again to stop it.
7-When it is done, press the Power button to get out of manual mode.

If this is working, then your water is there because you are running the bottom and your air gap allow back flow to the top drawer.
Please let me know if this is not the case.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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Hello,

Remove the rotor and use a cable tie or wire tie to push through the hole closest to you at the bottom of where the rotor sits.

If you cannot find the hole, remove the rotor from the bottom drawer (if it drains properly) and you will see it.

The cable tie "should" remove any foreign material blocking the drain.

Hope this helps you!?

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

  • penny Sep 25, 2011

    You are a life saver, there must have been a small piece of eggshell or something in the hole. What a great service you provide to those of us who are Applicance illiterate!!!!! Penny

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