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Older Portable Dishwasher

Hello, I am just received an older dishwasher, the original owner had cut the lines to the fill and drain lines and had somewhat hard wired it into the plumbing in his apartment. I am looking to use it the way it was intended but can not find the information I need to hook it up and I am not sure which lines drain and which fill. One of the hoses are larger then the other (diameter). Ideally I would like to replace the hoses back to the original style but can work something else out if this is not possible. Knowing which one is the right hose would be great.

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  • dr_sudz Mar 04, 2008

    When I type the model/serial number into the sears site it can't find the washer. I think the dishwasher is no longer carried by them. Thanks for the info though, I have an idea on how to fix it now!

  • pcssbby2000 Apr 06, 2008

    I have a whirlpool portable dishwasher that the fill and drain hose hookup was cut off to make it built in, any suggestions on how to fix and make it portable again

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The bigger hose is the drain hose smaller one is the fill hose you can also look the model no. up on line like sears.com and order the hose assembly that has both hoses and the end hooks to the faucet

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