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Kenmore Built In Dishwasher

The dishwasher that we have drains up at sink level

We have cleared obvious obstructions on inside screen, upper and lower
screens - they are clear

I have triend blowing air through drain hose. No air went through the hose
the hose going from the Y valve to the garbage disposal is clear

The garbage disposal is new and there are no obstructions at the connections
in the garbage disposal - it act as tough there is an obstruction somewhere and I can't find it

I was told there was a plastic obstrucftion in the garbage disposal - I cannot find any garbage disposal obstruction

I replaced the plastic Y valve at the kitchen sink

HELP!

Dapper Dan

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The obstruction they talk about in the disposer, its where the connection for the d/w drain is made, there is a "knockout" plug within the drain line connector( in case you dont have a d/w) that would need to be removed before the d/w will drain. can be popped out with a good smack with a screw driver, the plastic knockout will land within the disposer. disconnect power and remove the plug, it will not break up and wash away

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