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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?

We have taken off the rotating arm that sprays the hot water on the bottom of the dishwasher.

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Re: Dshwasher has water on the bottom after cycle

Your drain line is clogged or your pump is bad check both. the drain push a coat hanger down it and see if you can pull anything out.

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