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please provide a airdryer in the trap then the water stops.

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Uline ice maker will not drain water unless I blow through the drain tube. It will drain everytime without the tube


It is air locked you need to make sure you did not double trap it and water line is not running up hill. i take it that your model dose not have a water pump on it.

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How to repair or fix a Dishwasher if it doesn't drain


Dishwasher Doesn’t Drain Following a cycle, a small pool of clean water inside the tub is normal. An excessive amount of water means the pump isn’t pumping water out properly, the drain hose isn’t carrying it to the drain pipe, or the house’s drain lines are backed up.
If dirty water spews from the air gap, the drain line is kinked or clogged. (If you’ve recently installed a garbage disposer, be sure the knockout plug for the dishwasher was removed when the connection was made; see your disposer instructions.)
1) Remove the cover from the air gap at the top of the sink (usually a short chrome domed cylinder that sits at the back of the sink), and, using a stiff wire, clean it out. Also check the entire length of the drain hose for kinks or blockages, especially at the drain connection to the disposer or drain line.
2) Once the dishwasher is cool, shut off the power to it, and—if your dishwasher is made to allow this—remove the strainer, located under the bottom spray arm at the base of the cabinet (see illustration). Unscrew the hubcap, lift the spray arm off, and remove any clips that hold the strainer to get it out. Scrub it clean with a brush, then replace it.
3) Determine whether the sink trap or house drain line is clogged.
4) If the dishwasher still doesn’t drain properly, the drain hose may be clogged or the drain valve may need replacement. You can check the drain hose for obstructions, but this sometimes involves pulling the dishwasher out from under your counter to access the hose, disconnecting the hose at both ends, and flushing it out with a faucet or garden hose or replacing it with a new hose.

on Sep 03, 2010 | Dishwashers

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WATER LEAK BOTTOM OF UNIT


If this is a central AC, the
condensation drips off the cooling coils into a pan. From the pan, it is suppose to either go into a drain directly or into a sump, which in turn pumps it into a drain. Dirt or mold frequently plug the drain out of the pan or the drain line itself. You need to clear the drain with a wire or forced air. If there is a trap in the drain line, it may be plugged. If there is a trap and the line is not draining from the trap into a sewer, then I suggest you remove the trap, which is intended to block sewer gas from coming up the drain line. If it doesn't drain into a sewer, there is no sewer gas to block and the trap is unnecessary. The credulous building code requires the trap, regardless of whether or not the unit drains into a sewer.

If you are talking about a window unit, the problem is similar - the water is being blocked from where it is supposed to drain. With a window unit the water is usually picked up by the fan that cools the
condenser (hot coils) on the outside of the unit. The fan sprays the water on the hot coils and evaporates it so it doesn't drip out of the unit.

Oct 04, 2012 | Goodman CKL49AR49 Air Conditioner

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Stops mid cycle


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Following a cycle, a small pool of clean water inside the tub is normal. An excessive amount of water means the pump isn't pumping water out properly, the drain hose isn't carrying it to the drain pipe, or the house's drain lines are backed up.
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If dirty water spews from the air gap, the drain line is kinked or clogged. (If you've recently installed a garbage disposer, be sure the knockout plug for the dishwasher was removed when the connection was made; see your disposer instructions.)
1) Remove the cover from the air gap at the top of the sink (usually a short chrome domed cylinder that sits at the back of the sink), and, using a stiff wire, clean it out. Also check the entire length of the drain hose for kinks or blockages, especially at the drain connection to the disposer or drain line.
2) Once the dishwasher is cool, shut off the power to it, and-if your dishwasher is made to allow this-remove the strainer, located under the bottom spray arm at the base of the cabinet (see illustration). dishwasher_er1.gifUnscrew the hubcap, lift the spray arm off, and remove any clips that hold the strainer to get it out. Scrub it clean with a brush, then replace it.
3) Determine whether the sink trap or house drain line is clogged.
4) If the dishwasher still doesn't drain properly, the drain hose may be clogged or the drain valve may need replacement. You can check the drain hose for obstructions, but this sometimes involves pulling the dishwasher out from under your counter to access the hose, disconnecting the hose at both ends, and flushing it out with a faucet or garden hose or replacing it with a new hose.

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Nov 02, 2010 | Belling 24 in. IDW603 Built-in Dishwasher

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Why does it gurgle through the drain pipe?


normally due to positive and negative air pressure mixing while the water is coming out, it means your almost vapor locked, and sounds as though the drain is not properly trapped. You should have at least 1/2 of fall per foot or run on the drain and it should be trapped with a p-trap or running trap to prevent it from a vapor lock, and to keep the air outside from mixing with you conditioned air inside by entering though the drain.

Sep 15, 2010 | Goodman CLQ36AR49 Air Conditioner

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I have a GMPN080 horizontal gas furnace in attic of my home. What is the purpose/function of the drain trap assembly in furnace. Cooling coil is external to furnace?? Please advise, looks as if someone has...


The reason for the trap is to compensate for the negative pressure the drain line is under. Since the blower is pulling the air, if the trap wasn't there, then the drain wouldn't drain properly.

By having a trap, your blower is pulling air back through the trap while the condensate water is allowed to flow and drain.


With that being said, if you have water forming in your emergency pan, its an indication that the main drain line is clogged up. If you know where the drain line exits the home, take a small shop van and vacuum out the drain line. If its really backed up, it will sound like a golf ball through a garden hose.

If your trap has a clean-out installed, I would recommend pouring some hot water and bleach combination down the trap itself after you have cleared and flushed the drain. The bleach will assist in killing any mold/mildew that has accumulated in the drain.


Also, while your in your attic, ensure your emergency pan has a float switch and that its operating properly.


Jan 11, 2010 | Goodman Heating & Cooling

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Water build up and spew into the room out ofvent


No. It should not spew water into the room. The drain pan is choked up. clean the drain pan and the problem will be solved.

Aug 15, 2009 | Haier Heating & Cooling

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Do I need to elevate unit to allow water to be able to drain out of the hose into a sump. The hose has to go over about a 4 to 5 inch ridge to go into the sump and I worry the water will not drain into the...


That would be best. water will get high enough to drain if pan is deep enough but make sure the hose is flat. If you get two high or low spots in the hose and trap air between the 2 the water will not drain as it can't force the air through the water. This is called a double trap.

Jun 28, 2009 | Danby DPAC10031 Air Conditioner

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A/C drain pan not draining.


The drain must have one and only one trap in it. A trap is where the pipe goes up then back down so that water is kept in a section of the pipe - will stop the air from blowing thru the drain and not letting the water drain - may not sound right but it is! I've seen this many times! Drain traps are not understood at all by the HVAC industry.

May 12, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

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Water spews out drain when washer is draining


Call one of those sewer boys, partially clogged I would say.
Anymore drainage problems in the house.
To avoid costs could try to clean the water lock.
Ask price on before hand, avoid night weekend calls.

Apr 16, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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