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My water is not draining from my dishwasher. it has 2 inches of water in the bottom after my wash cycle. it is even throughout the bottom, so my dishwasher is balanced. This is a brand new washer.

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If the drain line is connected to a disposer, check to make sure the plug has been removed from the disposer. (typically, the plastic plug inside the tube where the drain hose connects onto disposer needs to be knocked out) If this OK, look for a kinked drain hose.

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Let me know..

Thanks

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