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I have a dishwasher that has standing water in the

Customer Question

I have a dishwasher that has standing water in the bottom......how can I get rid of it?
JA: Just to clarify, what's the make and model of your dishwasher? And have you run a diagnostic test cycle?
Customer: It's an older dishwasher 20 years. the Ultimate Quiet series
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Only if its clearing a drain or running a cycle
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not really other than I'm all thumbs......
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.
  1. Do you hear the motor running even though it is not draining?
  2. May I please have your model number so I am able to provide you with accurate, model specific information?
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
This is a Jenn Air ultimate quiet series and it's 20 years old
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

There should be a model tag on the tub once the door is opened.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
It's a model DW8608
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Are you still there
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

Do you hear the motor running even though it is not draining?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
The motor isn't running at all this is standing water after cycle
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

How is the drain hose attached to your home's plumbing?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I have absolutely no idea how it's attached
Expert:  Kelly replied 4 months ago.

Okay, you will probably need to call for service in that case.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Where is the drain located in the tub
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Never mind I'll just get a JennAir technician to come out and fix it thank you