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Water does not drain from unit.

\015 Water is sitting on the bottom of the unit and will not drain.\015

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  • Check sink drain and drain hose for restrictions
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  • Unjam the motor
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  • Unjam the pump
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  • Check the drain valve
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  • Check the drive belt
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  • Test the timer motor
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  • If you have a brand new dishwasher or garbage disposer, check the knock out plug on the garbage disposer.
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