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Dshwasher has water on the bottom after cycle

My kenmore has water on the bottom after a cycle. it doesn't drain all the water out. I can hear it draining but there's still lots of water left in the dishwasher and on the floor?

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    My dishwasher has worker great up until now. I start it , sounds good, then water just comes from down by the bottom. Not directly from under, but from the bottom part. When this happened first, I pressed cancel and the drain. Waited till the end of the process, tried it again and it still leaked water.



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Check the bottom of the machine and where water goes,there might be some scrap food,or other item that is not allowing the water to go in the time when the valve is open.This leaves some water and increases in other cycles,causing flooding on the floor.Also check for bend in the pipes at the back.
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