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Can the dishwasher hose intake be rotated so that the hose does not have to loop around the disposal?

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You can cut off the dishwasher hose so it is shorter, but that might not give correct end for connecting to drain tailpiece. See if end of dishwasher hose has built-in fitting.

They sell universal connections that fit both the dishwasher hose and the drain tailpiece... but check what is available at hardware before cutting off dishwasher hose.

The drain tailpiece can be taken apart and then rotated so dishwasher hose can come from different direction. This requires removal of p-trap, and cleaning of each part before reassembly.

If this is double sink, the disposal can be moved to other side, and sink basket with tailpiece move to other side.

Following link has step by step tips for taking apart P-trap and reassembling tubular drain pipes so they don't leak: and installing disposal if you switch sides on double sink
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-install-vent-under-sink.html#apart
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-repair-and-install-Garbage-disposal.html

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Remove the cover on the air gap on the sink or countertop. Turn the plastic cap counterclockwise to remove it. Remove soil from the inside of the air gap. Replace the plastic cap and cover.
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Check to see if there is a loop in the drain hose. The loop cannot be more than 20 inches above the floor. Disconnect the hose and loop it just above the floor. Reconnect the drain hose.
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  • Check for paper or large objects covering or blocking the sump area in the rear of the tub.

  • Make sure that the right type and amount of detergent is used: Using the wrong type or too much detergent can cause sudsing that can prevent the dishwasher from draining. Only detergent specifically designed for automatic dishwashers such as Electrasol®, Cascade® or Cascade Complete® should be used. If you find suds in the dishwasher.

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  • Check the air gap if one is installed. It could be clogged. An air gap (not part of the dishwasher) is usually located on top of the sink. Some state or local plumbing codes require the use of an air gap between the built-in dishwasher and the drain system of the home. This plumbing device is used to prevent the possibility of back flow into the dishwasher in the event of a clogged drain system. This item is not a part of the dishwasher and, therefore, the dishwasher warranty does not cover costs related to cleaning or repairing a drain air gap.

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It sounds like you have connected your dishwasher to a garbage disposal.

  1. The 2 hoses provided with your dishwasher connect together.
  2. You run the drain hose through a hole in the bottom/back of your cabinet, then up to the top of the cabinet, then connect it to the drain on the garbage disposal. (The reason that you run your drain up to the top of the cabinet is: This is called an air gap, and helps keep a little water in the drain line, which will prevent sewer gases from entering your dishwasher.)
  3. Be sure to knock the plug out of the drain of the garbage disposal. A garbage disposal is designed to work with or without a dishwasher. The plug is in the center of the drain. The best way to knock this plug out is to pull the garbage disposal, and with a flat screwdriver, knock the plug out.
  4. Then remove the plug from the disposal. Reinstall the disposal.
  5. Install the drain hose. The drain hose will connect right up to the disposal using the clamp provided with the dishwasher.
This should help you. If not please attach more info.

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