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dave01978

Dishwasher wont drain

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I have a whirlpool DU912PFGB0 That does not drain, I cant tell if the pump is pumping, The hose was not clogged, no garbage disposal, not sure if there is a check valve in there somewhere?

Any Help, or even service manual would be greatly appriciated,

Thanks,

Dave

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There is a check valve P/N 675238 located on the right hand side of the motor where the drain hose attaches.  You can remove the drain hose and unscrew the check valve (counterclockwise) and look for a restriction.  Make sure the rubber flapper is intact and not binding.

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There is a check valve P/N 675238 located on the right hand side of the motor where the drain hose attaches.  You can remove the drain hose and unscrew the check valve (counterclockwise) and look for a restriction.  

 

 

Wisdom!  Let us attend!  http://fixitnow.com/wp/2008/11/14/older-whirlpool-kenmore-dishwasher-wont-drain/

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Have you tried 'suck starting' it with a Shop Vac? Sometimes that's all it takes... :thumbsup:

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Thanks, that was it was a little bit of junk in the valve, didnt realize that came off when I first looked at it.  Also at first when taking the hose off you could see that draining, but i guess when the pump runs it was forcing it down and causing more of a blockage.

 

thanks a bunch for your help

Dave

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Thanks for the update, Dave.  That's a great dishwasher.  It will love you long time.

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It will love you long time.

 

Treat you real good, GI.

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