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Whirlpool Dishwasher DU850DWGX1 won't completely drain

All drain cycles result in water still in the bottom including final rinse. I checked the drain hose and it doesn't seem to be clogged. With the drain hose disconnected from sink and in a bucket, water barely comes out. Any ideas? Thx

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  • MRKEWL1 May 02, 2008

    Also during drain cycles water still comes out of spray arm assembly.

  • MRKEWL1 May 02, 2008

    Only dishes are not getting clean and it just started doing this a few days ago, dirty water remains in the bottom. Before, the tub has been empty of water after the final rinse cycle.

  • MRKEWL1 May 02, 2008

    I cleaned out the drain check valve and it appears to drain properly now, small amount of water just above the tub strainer.

    Thx

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Commonly this is result of low water pressure or hose height/length

As long as the water is below the heating element and the dishes are getting clean its actually normal. Sometimes the pressure or hose length/height meets specs but will not always drain all water.

But as long as it is below the heating element this is normal

I am sure.

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I have a model DU7903L dishwasher. It's about 23 years old. Never had a moment's problem but the last two times I have used it water would still be in the bottom. The first time I thought perhaps the control knob had been pushed in so I turned it back to rinse and it finished and drained properly. However, it happened again and I knew the control had not been pushed. I turned it back to rinse again but this time some water remained, enough to cover the element.

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