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laurap 10-12-2012 08:34 AM

Our dishwasher isn't draining fully. It isn't leaking, but even at the end of the cycle, there is standing water. When it hits the dry cycle, you can smell the heat.

Wuzzat? 10-12-2012 10:57 AM


Originally Posted by laurap (Post 78245)
there is standing water
you can smell the heat.

IMHO it's all good.

nealtw 10-12-2012 04:15 PM

The drain hose should have a high loop in it so the last of the water will siphon out when the pump shut off or that water can fall back into the washer.

laurap 10-12-2012 04:37 PM

It has never had water in the bottom ever in the last 8 years...

nealtw 10-12-2012 04:55 PM

Well that was about all I know about troubleshooting dishwashers.

Wuzzat? 10-12-2012 06:01 PM

I guess it could be a failed check valve.

inspectorD 10-12-2012 06:04 PM

Check the screen at the bottom of the tub, There is usually one attached to the drain line at the bottom where it leaves the tub from the inside. If you break a glass or other parts get clogged down there it will not ruin your impeller. Usually you need to unscrew some parts, That's all I have.:D

Wuzzat? 10-12-2012 06:23 PM

Here's some other opinions'm concerned that it didn't used to happen.

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