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Remodeled kithen; when dishwasher reinstalled, water backs up

\015 We removed our Roper dishwasher for a kitchen remodel. When we reinstalled it, it fills up with water when I am using the sink. We tried putting the hose to the sink in the correct position (22" high from floor with a bend at the top), but it still backs up with water. Help??\015

Answers :

OK, I have made this error before.\015\012
\015\012When you install a new garbage disposal, it comes with a "plug" that fills the hole of the little pipe that the dishwasher drain hose connects to (if there is a dishwasher.)\015\012
\015\012Remove that plug (see instructions for the disposal) and you should be all set.\015\012
\015\012Also, if you ever get the chance, consider installing a dishwasher AirGap valve between your dishwasher and garbage disposal. They are almost free at any hardware store.\015\012
\015\012Good Luck! Please report back with what you find.
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