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There is water in the bottom of the dishwasher

There is a fair amount of water in the bottom of the dishwasher after the cycle is done.

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Hello. Most likely you have a partial blockage in your dishwasher drain line between the floor of the machine where the drain pump may have debris in it and the trap under the kitchen sink. If you are handy you can remove the lower front panel of the machine, locate the small pump at the end of the drain hose, remove the pump to physically examine it and remove any glass or other debris in there and then check the rest of the drain line right to the trap under the sink.

Be sure to begin by turning off the breaker to the dishwasher to eliminate any shock hazard. J.

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