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Water will not drain from bottom of dishwasher.

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Possible that the drain pump/valve is faulty or is clogged. It is best to check the voltage on the pump/valve of the washer , if absent the program controller must be checked., if present with no drain then the pump/valve is clogged /failed and must be taken out to be cleaned or replaced.

Posted on May 17, 2011

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Helllo there and thank you for choosing fixya
Drain line/air gap A clog in the drain line or air gap (if there is one) is the usual reason that a dishwasher won't drain. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. If you remove this line, you can clear any debris from the hose or hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again. Pump Your dishwasher pump ejects the water. The pump is usually mounted directly to the motor, then attached to the bottom of the dishwasher. You can reach the pump from inside the dishwasher, but first you need to remove the lower rack, the spray arm, and the spray arm support. Look for an impeller--a round plastic fan blade-type of device that spins around. This is the wash impeller, which forces the water through the spray arm. Beneath the wash impeller is the drain impeller, which is similar in size and shape to the wash impeller. The drain impeller pushes the water toward the drain port. These components make up the pump. If any of the pump components are defective, you need to replace them.
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Posted on May 17, 2011

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    Drain valve and/or solenoid



























    Many
    dishwashers use a drain valve with an electric solenoid. When
    electricity flows to the solenoid, the valve opens and diverts the water
    to the drain. Sometimes the solenoid, or the diverting lever, sticks
    and prevents the dishwasher from draining or filling properly. Try to
    free up the solenoid to lubricate the lever. Otherwise, you may have to
    replace the solenoid or pump assembly. With these systems, the motor
    always rotates in one direction. When it's energized, the drain valve
    diverts the water.




























    Other
    dishwashers simply reverse the direction of the motor to drain the
    dishwasher. These units don't have a drain valve. Instead, there's a
    drain hose connected directly to the pump housing.




























    Belt




























    One brand of dishwasher uses a belt to drive the pump. If this belt is broken or has fallen off, replace it..





























    Timer



























    Part
    of what the timer does is control the motor and drain valve. If the
    timer doesn't work properly, the water may not drain and you need to
    replace the timer. This problem is uncommon.






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if plumbed in under the sink, check the spigot the drain hose goes to is not blocked - a common problem. if on drain you should be able to hear the drain pump working. if you hear a faint humming noise instead, then there is probably a foreign object stuck in pump. also check for blockage in the drain hose

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if its new call your dealer its a warranty call

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try pressing the cancel/drain button.Do you hear water draining into sink freely?? if not i would disconnect drain undersink look for a clog right there first

Posted on Feb 22, 2008

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For the person whose plumber disconnected the dishwasher, let me guess - he replaced your garbage disposal.

Most garbage disposals have a plug that seals the dishwasher inlet by default. This plug will need to be removed. You will have to refer to your garbage disposal's documentation to determine how to do this properly.

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Hi,
the first things to look for, are the simplist faults.
1:) Check that the Outlet Hose-Pipe Isn,t Blocked-Kinked Or Bent.
2:) Check that the Pump, is not clogged/Blocked or not-functioning.

Hope this helps you start, your fault-finding successfully.

Mike @ Compurepair.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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