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How do you unclog the hose to a whirlpool gold dishwasher? It overflows into my sink. I have checked the hose and there doesn't appear to be a clog.

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  • haveaheart67 Aug 09, 2008

    It is not hooked to the GD so I will try the boiling water. I will let you know if it works. Thank you for your suggestion.

  • bertie byrne Feb 17, 2009

    When the water drains from my Maytag Jetclean dishwasher it comes out of the overflow next to the faucet. Why is it doing that



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I had this same problem and solved it. The black rubber hose leading from my Disposal to the overflow vent on the sink corner was clogged. You will need to remove the hose via 2 hose clamps and scrape out the nasty gunk inside. Did I say Nasty???? I meant NASTY! I used a straight piece of 1/2" conduit to scrape the inside walls and then pushed a piece of rag through it again and again till it was clean. Don't forget to check the disposal nipple which leads into the grinding chamber. That thing was nastily clogged on mine. Had to use a knife or something (I don't recal) to scrape out the walls of this 2-3" deep opening. Works like a charm now.

I'll save you some trouble.....I took apart the vent and the dishwasher hose all for not! They were clean as a whistle. It was that dang disposal cauding all the problems.

Good luck! Hope this helps!


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Does the hose go directly to the drainpipe, or is it attached to the garbage disposer? If it is attached to the garbage disposer, the disposer itself may be plugged. Try operating the disposer with some soft food in it, and see if it grinds up and drains away the food. You can remove the hose from the disposer to check for a clog. If the hose is atttached directly to your drainpipe, the drainpipe may be clogged. Try pouring a large pot of boiling water down the drain to free up the clog.

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