How can you fix a dishwasher that has garbage disposal water in it?

Answer Check the air vent tube under sink make sure it is connected properly or water will back up into dishwasher

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Why would kitchen sink water back up into the dishwasher after you use the garbage disposal?

AnswerCheck and see if the water line going from the dishwasher to the disposal has enough slack to run up and over the connection to the disposal.If its just running along the cabinet floor and st... Read More »

Why does running the dishwasher cause the kitchen sink to fill with water and only drain when the garbage disposal is run?

This one is easy and you can do it yourself. Just remove the elbow "trap" pipe and clean it...It's amazing how things can get gunked up in there. I just did this myself and it took less than 20 min... Read More »

Is it bad to run dishwasher into garbage disposal?

There's a sealed tank that's about half full of water, half full of air. At the top of the tank there is a hole going to the vacuum moter, and a tube going to the bottom of the water on one end, an... Read More »

Is it ok to run the garbage disposal when the dishwasher is running?

Yes. Your dishwasher discharge hose is probably hooked into the side of the disposal. Running your disposal will not hurt the dishwasher.