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My Frigidaire dishwasher would not drain yet I could hear the pump working. So I disconnected the power, hot water supply, drain line, and two screws attaching the washer to the cabinet. Pulled the unit out from under the cabinet and inspected the drain line. It was clogged pretty good with grease build-up. There was no water getting through. The grease clog was about 3 inches long and solid. I attached one end of the drain line to a faucet, used the clamp to keep it on the faucet, ran hot water through the line and the clog was forced out. I put it all back together again and it worked just fine.

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Have you checked the drain hose??? It may be clogged to some degree or where it meets either the garbage disposal or t-tailpiece, whichever you have, or where it comes out of the water pump. Also, the impeller inside the water pump might look good but may be worn, and check for broken glass which is hard to see in the bottom drain area at the grate. Hope this helps.

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