If the water does not drain out of the dishwasher What is wrong?

Answer You paid an annual percentage rate of approximately 57.4%. Working through the math, the dishwasher was $250 if bought outright. You paid $20 at the time so you were financing $230 ($250 - $20) an... Read More »

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Dishwasher does not drain the water what is the problem?

The drain is clogged. Check the strainer at the bottom of your unit. Always rinse your dishes of food before putting them in the washer.

Why does dishwasher water drain out backing into the sink?

Why does the water from the disposal side of the double sink drain into the dishwasher?

Probably the drain hose from the dishwasher isn't high enough to keep the water from running back . The hose should be above the level of the disposal at some point. Some states require an "air gap... 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 »