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I have a Whirlpool dishwaser & it is 1 years old. I have…

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I have a Whirlpool dishwaser & it is 1 years old. I have noticed after washing my dishes there is water at the bottom of the machine. How do I get rid of the water. It is about a 1/4 inch deep.

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

Where do I look for a model #?

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

No

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Appliance Technician: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 7 months ago
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Appliance Technician: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 7 months ago

W​ater in the bottom of the dishwasher usually comes from the residual water in the drain line after pumping it out. Most likely because the drain line from the dishwasher to the airgap, the airgap to the disposal, and the disposal itself, all have to be cleaned out in order to allow the water to pump out completely. After cleaning these lines make sure there is a small drip loop on the dishwasher line so the water will now flow backwards into the dishwasher. Also make sure your filter area is cleaned out. This is a common problem and occurs over time. Also if you use your disposal a lot food gets thrown along the inside and partially blocks the dishwasher drain line. Everything can be cleaned out using a metal coat hanger, followed by running a dishwasher cycle and verifying the water is flowing strong.

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Appliance Technician: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 7 months ago

drip loop on the dishwasher line so the water will not flow backwards into the dishwasher. Sorry for the typo above.

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Appliance Technician: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 7 months ago

Greetings… Just following up to see if you were still needing some help answering your question? If this information was helpful you can close out this question simply by completing the rating questionnaire when prompted, however…

If you are still having problems that my response and recommendations were unable to resolve, just let me know and I will continue looking for another possible solution, however I do ask that you please do not complete the rating until I have had a chance to do some further research.

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Appliance Technician: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 6 months ago

I have not been able to locate any additional information on this issue and since I have not received any feedback, I am thinking the recommendations I mentioned above have been helpful in resolving this problem. If you still need additional assistance just let me know by using the reply box.

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