Why is my dishwasher draining out of the drain air gap?

Answer AnswerThe rubber hose leading from your airgap to your garbage disposal or drain pipe is propably plugged. Remove hose and clean or replace. Also, when you remove the hose leading from the airgap t... Read More »

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What would cause a toilet to bubble and drain when a shower or dishwasher is draining or has recently drained?

Answer Plumbing systems require a vent pipe that runs up through the roof of the house to open air. Venting avoids the siphon effect where one appliance draining causes suction that drains another... Read More »

Why isn't the dishwasher draining?

How to Troubleshoot a GE Dishwasher That Is Not Draining?

A dishwasher that's stopped draining is almost invariably due to a problem with a clogged air gap--not with the appliance itself. Mandated by most local plumbing codes, the air gap is that little k... Read More »

How to Troubleshoot a GE Dishwasher that Is Not Draining Entirely?

If water is not draining completely from your GE dishwasher, the cause could be one of several types of problems. The pipes and parts connected to the drainage system could have clogs, kinks or oth... Read More »