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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?

Answer 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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Why does the kitchen sink fill up when using the dishwasher and only drains when the disposal is running?

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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 »
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Double kitchen sink has a foul organic smell like wet roots doesn't run slow no disposal do have a dishwasher no smell there have flushed it with hot water oxyclean and drain cleaner?

Do this. Pour baking soda into both sinks until baking soda can be seen in the drain. Pour white vinegar into the baking soda. It will foam massively, so step back. Keep pouring vinegar into the ba... Read More »
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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 »
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