I have Kenmore 46462 installed, however when it drain the used water, it back flow to the kitchen sink, I already use snake to clean drain pipe, but still the same issue, is it possible to reduce the washer drain water amount? (the hose is hooked to 36" stand 1 1/4" PVC pipe)
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After washing cycle all the water flows immediately from tub to drain pipe. If the flow capacity of sink is slow sink hole fill up with water . Connect washing machine drain to proper place for drainage.
No water detected entering machine or Pressure switch trip not detected.
If after 30 seconds the control does not detect water entering machine and then valves will be turned off and the error code will be displayed. Or If the control has turned the water valves on and after 8 minutes the flow meter has detected 10.5 gallons of water passing through it, but has not detected the pressure switch trip, the valves will be turned off and the error code will flash.
If there is no water in the unit: 1. Make sure that both valves at the water source(s) are turned on all the way. 2. Check for plugged or kinked inlet hoses or plugged screens in the inlet valves 3. Verify inlet valve operation
If there is water in the unit: 1. Verify Drain pump operation 2. Pressure Switch Hose is in good condition and properly connected to Tub and Pressure switch
Verify there is not a siphon problem
Verify wire harness connections to:Inlet Valves, Pressure Switch, Drain Pump, Flow Meter, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
Check all hoses for possible leaks
Verify pressure switch operation
Verify flow meter operation
Verify CCU operation
OR it could mean
Motor Control Unit (MCU) Heat Sink Thermal Trip If the thermal protector on the MCU heat sink gets too hot, it will open the thermal protector on the heat sink which will stop motor functions and an "E10" will be displayed
Check for Proper Installation, verify the unit is not located near a source of heat and has proper ventilation.
Check Wire Harness connectors to the MCU, and Central Control Unit (CCU)
Check the Drive system for any worn or failed components
You need to get a one way valve fitted in the pipe just before it hits the main waste pipe. This will ensure that as soon as any backpressure is exerted that the valve closes and your sink etc will not fill with waste. This is a potential health hazard to you so I would suggest it is fitted ASAP.
dishwasher drain enters sewer system tapped into waste pipe below kitchen sink
water flowing from kitchen sink passes the opening of the dishwasher pipe
If the dishwasher hose does not loop up higher than the kitchen sink before going down to the bottom of the dishwasher water may flow downhill through the dishwasher drain into the dishwasher
ensure the dishwasher drain hose is screwed to the underside of the kitchen counter, to provide a stop to water flow.
The installation instructions suggest this
but often the dishwasher is at the end of its 'stretch'
and the installer assumes looping is just to use up excess hose, and doesnt.
an extension drain hose is available at most appliance stores
there are 2 possible causes.
inlet valve leaking - turn water off and if water fill stops, it indicates valve leaking
valve being powered when machine off. this is very unlikely but to check, disconnect washer and see if problem stops
also, if drain is plumbed into a spigot on the sink trap, every time you empty the sink, some of the water will flow into the machine. to cure this, take the drain hose as high as possible under the sink in a swan neck
Waag, pull that dispenser drawer out of there, push down on the tab-left side in the back. Now take your index finger and see if you have something blocking the water feed hole to the tub. It will be on the inside front. Sometimes I find bottle cap disks blocking the inlet. Start a cycle with the drawer out of there and observe the water flow, if it's backing up, you have something blocking that inlet. You can always pause/cancel. Catriver.