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Water will not drain

We just installed the dishwasher and some of the water stayed and will not drain out. Its just stagnant. HOw can I fix this problem Thank You.

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Two possibilities if you're seeing something like this with a new machine: Something wrong with the way you've plumbed it in, or somthing wrong with the machine itself. If you don't provide some way for air to enter the house drain (just downstream of where the dishwasher hose goes into it), you are likely to get dirty water siphoning back into the machine after it has finished. The way to identify this is to open the door the instant you hear the drain pump stop at the end of the cycle. If the machine appears empty at first, but refills with dirty water over the next few seconds, then you've got it plumbed in wrong. If it stays full from the outset, it's much more likely to be a fault with the machine (which is best sorted out for free by the person who sold it to you). A.

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