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Dishwasher drain hose.

The builder hooked up the dishwasher drain hose directly to the sink drain. Should it be hooked through the dishwasher? If so why?

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Its ok to hook to the sink drain but an air gap should be inline with it to prevent sink water from backing into the dishwasher.

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2 Open the dishwasher door. Locate the two small screws holding the bottom valance trim piece. Remove the screws and the valance, revealing the lower pump assembly and drain-hose connection.
3 Remove the hose clamp. Disconnect the drain line by pulling the hose.
4 Find the other end of the drain line under the sink; it is connected to the drain tail piece or the garbage disposal. Remove the hose clamp and disconnect the drain line. The dishwasher drain hose is now disconnected at both ends.
5 Pull the dishwasher drain hose into the sink base through the hole between the dishwasher and the sink base.
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