01:32PM | 08/06/01
Member Since: 08/05/01
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Our dishwasher is not completly draining when we use it. How can we solve this problem. Not very mechanically inclined.


03:51PM | 08/06/01
Member Since: 09/01/00
312 lifetime posts
The drain line could be partially blocked or you could have a malfunctioning valve which is suppose to open and allow the water to drain.If you have any slow drains in the house (ie;kitchen sink) this could very well be a simple problem.If you're not into taking the drain pipe in the dishwasher apart then you best try a plumber.

Jay J

04:23PM | 08/06/01
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hi mcater,

I know this may sound silly but pull out your Owner's Manual for some more info. Usually, there's a Troubleshooting Table/Chart in there.

I agree w/Matches. Either the drain selonoid is 'bad' or the drain, itself, is clogged.

My best to ya and hope this helps.

Jay J -Moderator



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