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Water didn't drain, left in bottom of washer tub

Older dishwasher, didn't drain after rinse cycle, pump sounds like it may still be working but water left standing in bottom of dishwasher

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I had similar problem and it ended up being a clog at the point where the drain hose meets the garbage disposal. I had to unhook the hose and clean out the food that had accumulated (horrible smell). You may have to stick a screwdriver into the garbage disposal hole where the hose fits and clean the food out there also. Then put the hose into a bucket and run a few cycles to ensure the hose is free.

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