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Bosch built in dishwasher model # SHX46A02UC

The water does not drain out of the dishwasher after clean cycle. My handyman has taken the d/w completely out and checked all the elec, hoses, air gap, etc. When pressing the two buttons which are supposed to start the drain cycle, we hear a humming sound but not a pumping sound, and no pumping takes place. In addition, although this is a fairly new Bosch and cleans well, there is always a bad odor after only a day or so. I have tried pouring in white vinegar (the solution advised by my local Sears, where d/w was purchased) but this is a temporary fix. Problem is also compounded because I live on Kauai in the middle of the Pacific Ocean so GOOD repair persons are few and far between. HELP!

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Sounds as tho you have a foreign object stuck in the drain pump. only solution is to remove drain pump and check

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