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Tim Alan
Tim Alan, Home Appliance Technician
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I had to turn power off to DW & Disposal circuit to replace

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I had to turn power off to DW & Disposal circuit to replace dispaosal. Since then the Dish washer does not drain when finished - water remains in bottom after unit stops.
Its never had a problem till now. All I have on the unit is a Tech Sheet - part no.(NNN) NNN-NNNNRev. D
I am a builder - I installed unit both wiring and drain.

Tim Alan :

Hi my name isXXXXX will try and help you with your issue.

Tim Alan :

This only started to happen after you replaced the garbage disposal is that correct?

Customer:

yes

Tim Alan :

Did you remove the knockout from the dishwasher drain port?

Tim Alan :

Sometimes people forget to do that on a new installation

Customer:

Not sure, will check, can't believe that could be it but probably is.

Tim Alan :

I am talking about the knockout that is on the disposer that the dishwasher drain hooks up to

Tim Alan :

It's actually quite common

Tim Alan :

I use a nut driver or big scre driver and a hammer to knock it out

Customer:

Thats it - what do you expect from a builder, Thanks Tim.

Tim Alan :

Hey plumbers do it to and appliance technicians we are all guilty of it

Tim Alan :

Your welcome have a great weekend

Customer:

Thanks again - wife will be happy.

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