What causes the sink overflow to drain water when using the dishwasher?

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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 »

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 »

What causes the sink to when dishwasher drains?

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