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Dishwasher not draining - any ideas?

My dishwasher is not draining - it's just out of warranty and seems blocked – with lots of standing water. Any ideas?

Answered by TrustATrader

If you are experiencing dishwasher problems it is usually caused by a simple blockage. Your dishwasher pump circulates water through the dishwasher and connected to the pump is a water inlet and an outlet. If lots of food gets stuck in the dishwasher hose, it can block the drain, filter or pipe, which means that it won’t drain effectively, leaving you with standing water that you are experiencing

This is the most likely cause of a blocked dishwasher. In some cases, it can be down to mechanical failure, in which case you may need a new part. For more information and practical advice on how to fix these problems, read our blog posts on cleaning the hose and filter for your dishwasher:

https://www.trustatrader.com/help-advice-articles/help-dishwasher-tips-removing-and-cleaning-the-pump-hose

https://www.trustatrader.com/help-advice-articles/help-advice-articles/help-dishwasher-tips-unblocking-the-filter

Still stuck? Considering hiring a local dishwasher repair man today!

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