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I have an old Whirlpool dishwasher model#GU980SCGb2. The water was not draining out. I disassembled the bottom model to access the screen/filter and found an olive pit that was probably obstructing the drain. My question is that under the screen there were 2 white check balls. Without further work where do they go/can I put them down the drain hole and reassemble?

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

The dishwasher is 17 years old but still works great. The model#GU980SCGB2

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

My work is already done/diassembled - need to reassemble.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

No - this is an issue which is out there on google - the check

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Appliance Technician: Tyler Z., Appliance Doc replied 10 months ago

Attached is a picture of the drain sump cover. Both white balls just drop into the oval hole I drew a red arrow to.

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Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?

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