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My WHIRLPOOL dishwasher purchased May 2013 completely drains

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My WHIRLPOOL dishwasher purchased May 2013 completely drains only if I manually push
the drain indicator several times after the wash is over. My dishwasher is not connected to a garbage disposal.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 8 months ago.

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Answer:

Check to see if the siphon gap is blocked or partially blocked if that is that will happen. That is where the drain line likely connects and is the dome cap next to your sink faucet. Pull that off and pull off the middle cap and check for debri. Let me know what you find.

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Customer: replied 8 months ago.
My husband just checked and could not find a blockage.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 8 months ago.

OK then remove the drain hose from wherever it is connected and get a five gallon bucket and see if it drains fast and steady into that. If it does not you need to check the drain hose and inner sump for blockages if it does check the port where the drain connects for blockages.

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