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 How many amps does a common dishwasher and garbage disposal use?

Answer A garbage diposal can draw anywhere between 5 to just over 8 amps depending on the size of the unit
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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 »
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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 »
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How can you fix a dishwasher that has garbage disposal water in it?

Check the air vent tube under sink make sure it is connected properly or water will back up into dishwasher
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Can the dishwasher be located next to the garbage disposal?

Yes - It's not easy if you put it on the back porch. If you can afford - go for it.
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