Question about Dishwashers
Dishwasher does not drain. the suport screws are out, will that cause no draining. also making a clicking noise
Thanks for using FixYa. Dishwasher not draining properly or not draining at all issues can arise due to different reasons. Usually, these issues are related to kinked hoses, knocked out disposer unit (if connected with the dishwasher drain hose) & clogged drain pump & filter.
Also note that dishwashers do not drain completely after a finished cycle and this is normal. Dishwashers are designed to leave some water in the unit to ensure that the heating element doesn’t overheat. If you suddenly begin to experience a large amount of water being retained in your dishwasher, you have a problem. Some of the most common reasons include that the drain hose isn’t working properly, the drain pump isn’t working correctly, or possibly there is a plumbing problem in your home’s drain lines.
First check whether the drain is not clogged or blocked and the line is not kinked. Check all the hoses for blockages & also clean the air gap. Has the disposer been replaced recently? If so, chances are the knockout is still in place. Simply remove the drain hose from the disposer, and knock out the plug. If the disposer has not been replaced, try removing the drain hose from the disposer and use a wet-dry vacuum (prepared for water, of course) to **** any water (and hopefully anything else) from the drain line. Then reconnect the hose, and test the unit. If you have checked the air gap and the drain hose and can’t locate the problem, then it is an issue with the drain pump of the dishwasher.
Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.
Posted on Nov 16, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 08, 2014 | Kenmore Dishwashers
Apr 02, 2013 | Dishwashers
Jan 06, 2011 | Dishwashers
Jun 09, 2010 | Whirlpool GU2400XTP Built-in Dishwasher
Apr 06, 2010 | Frigidaire 24 in. FDB750RCC Stainless...
Apr 01, 2010 | Jenn-Air 24 in. DW861 Built-in Dishwasher
Dec 25, 2009 | Dishwashers
Sep 21, 2009 | GE 24 in. Profile PDW7800 Built-in...
May 03, 2009 | Dishwashers
Aug 19, 2017 | Kenmore Dishwashers
99 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!