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Water not draining after last cycle

When the washer shows it is done the dishes don't seem to be very clean and there is quite a bit of mirky water at the bottom

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Re: Water not draining after last cycle

Arlo, sounds like your pump isn't working right. You should hear it pushing water about during the wash cycle. If not, check the filter screen on the unit first. Next, we'll have to talk about what to check ... pump motor or timer.

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Water will not drain completely/or at all from unit.machine cycles thru all stages, dishes seem clean but lots of water left in botton of washer.

The filter is probably blocked.

It is inside the base of the machine.

Take out the filter and clean it and also clean out the filter well as that can also hold quite a bit of debris.


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