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Hobart AM-14 dishwasher

We have a weird problem. The dishwasher won't fill as high as it normally does and consequently does not wash dishes properly. The little floater thingy that tells the dishwasher when to stop filling is functioning, but seemingly at the wrong height....? I've never noted where the height is supposed to be, but it seems to be 6 inches below where it should be. I can't find a diagram to support any hypotheses. Help?

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It has a time out function once float is up is your water pressure correct. if to low it will first few cycles be low but after the will get to correct level and that is to the top of grey plastic drain pipe it cannot or should not be higher then the Gray drain pipe top, it overflows out that any extra rinse goes down it. check the o-ring on bottom of that grey pipe you could be leaking out the drain in between loads you come back and half the water is gone.

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