How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Marc Your Own Question
Marc
Marc, Plumber
Category: Plumbing
Satisfied Customers: 1126
Experience:  Plumbing heating & home maintenance contractor
50715266
Type Your Plumbing Question Here...
Marc is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I'm trying to diagnose a problem with a Bosch dishwasher.

Customer Question

I'm trying to diagnose a problem with a Bosch dishwasher. The Water Inlet Valve is overflowing and triggering the flood switch. The problem seems to be when it fills with water, it backs up and comes out a vent hole at the top right of the
Water Inlet Valve assembly.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Jed Noble replied 1 year ago.

My name is***** have been a Plumber for 15 years and was a plumbing Professor at UNM. The problem may be in the drainage have you made sure that the drain line all the way to the P trap under your sink is clear. The drain line from the dishwasher to the under sink drain should be easily removable and inspectable. It would be wise to also check the inlet underneath the sink and make sure that it is not clogged. If the kitchen sink is draining well then the P trap is clear. This would be my first next step.