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Dishwasher doesn't empty water completely

Dishwasher cycles completely, but doesn't empty all the water. At least an inch or more water remains. With the drain hose removed from the waste line, the water flow was strong. I ran a full cycle and emptied a large bucket several times to make sure the problem wasn't a blockage in the waste line.

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catriver

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Greg, if the model number ends in GO1, your dishwasher has a piston nut assy. thats problably giving you the grief. If this assy. goes bad you will have water left in the tub at the end of the wash. A common GE problem. It's located under the filter screen in the back and just unscrews out. Part number is wd24x199. It's an easy fix. Look up the part on the net to get an idea of what it looks like. Catriver..post back.

Posted on Jan 27, 2007

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SOURCE: trouble emptying , no blockage

The waste or drain tube is supposed to be looped high at the back to make an air gap.. Some water remains in the Dishwasher and prevents seals from drying out as well as any sewer gases from coming back into the dishwasher..have you checked the drain filter? Pump and hoses for obstructions? Is the house drain limiting the flow coming from the dishwasher? Those are some of the basic checks you will need to make to diagnose the problem.. Your pump may be damaged or something inside the pump casing may be limiting the flow of water of the impellor from rotating.. Hope this gives you a few ideas on how to approach this.. Good luck

Posted on Sep 05, 2008

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I just fixed the very same problem by replacing the piston and nut (part # WD24X10018).

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

Linh Thanh

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SOURCE: dishwasher doesn't drain completely after full cycle

If there is any blockage in your diposal, water will comes up to the sink, since it happened to me. As soon I installed the air gap then it fixed the problem. No air gap, water flowing is slowing down conflicting with timed draining causing this problem. Let's think of this, if you fill up water in a 1/2 galon milk container, and you try to emty it. If you pull down straightly , it will be slow compared to pull it at an agle to let air going into the opening. The air vent helps water flow better meeting the timed draining.

Posted on Sep 13, 2009

rylee_smith

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SOURCE: GE GSD4920Z dishwasher. Problem is that it does

Hi

Thanks for using FixYa. Dishwasher not draining properly or not draining at all issues can arise due to different reasons. Usually, these issues are related to kinked hoses, knocked out disposer unit (if connected with the dishwasher drain hose) & clogged drain pump & filter.

Also note that dishwashers do not drain completely after a finished cycle and this is normal. Dishwashers are designed to leave some water in the unit to ensure that the heating element doesn’t overheat. If you suddenly begin to experience a large amount of water being retained in your dishwasher, you have a problem. Some of the most common reasons include that the drain hose isn’t working properly, the drain pump isn’t working correctly, or possibly there is a plumbing problem in your home’s drain lines.



First check whether the drain is not clogged or blocked and the line is not kinked. Check all the hoses for blockages & also clean the air gap. Has the disposer been replaced recently? If so, chances are the knockout is still in place. Simply remove the drain hose from the disposer, and knock out the plug. If the disposer has not been replaced, try removing the drain hose from the disposer and use a wet-dry vacuum (prepared for water, of course) to **** any water (and hopefully anything else) from the drain line. Then reconnect the hose, and test the unit. If you have checked the air gap and the drain hose and can’t locate the problem, then it is an issue with the drain pump of the dishwasher.

Please do rate the solution and revert for further assistance.

Thanks

Rylee

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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