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Old 10-11-2012, 11:50 PM   #1
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I just replaced my dishwasher due to my old one not draining and spilling water on the floor. Installed my new one and did fine for four washes until tonight, I had the same thing happening. Anyone know what the problem could be? Any help would be great. Thanks.
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Old 10-11-2012, 11:59 PM   #2
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I would venture a guess on your drain line and/or possible clog or pinch in the drain line going into the main. Pinch on the drain line because of too much under the sink is common and you cant see it. A bit more info needed.....does it go to a garbage disposal or directly into your sink drain.....possible clog there at the connection also
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I'm just guessing, but it's a pretty educated one... I believe it's possible someone is over stuffing the dishwasher and the door is not closing properly. That would be my best guess, especially since some loads leak and some do not. Now, if the unit finishes it's cycle and you have standing water on the inside, you probably have something stuck in your impeller. Oyster shells and plate chips are the number one culprits to look for there, it not likely though because your impeller should be protected by a screen. The last thing I can think of is the gasket, but I've never seen one go bad.
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if it goes into a disposal, there is a turn down baffle that is easily clogged if from buildup or if large food debris is put in the dishwasher.
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need to also make sure you have a raised loop in the drain line (above the hose outlet connection) so running your sink water doesn't drain back into the washer overloading the washer pump when using the sink.
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had the same problem, just cut the drain line to the lenght needed, too much drain line will back it up
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:07 PM   #7
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Thanks for all advise guys. It was to much drain line. The route the contractor took with the drain line went behind the cabinets instead of straight to the sink.
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