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Maytag mdb4000awx dishwasher wont drain. Started to over flow and spill out of the front. Garbage disposal isn't clogged


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Hi, I have to ask if there is an air gap installed on your sink? It would look like a chrome cap on the back of the sink. The gargage disposal can be clean and this little bugger can still cause a blockage in the Dishwasher drain line.
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\015\012The very bottom part of the inner tub sump area could also be clogged but you would have to get a bright light and look hard without removing anything. Food particle build up in the sump would cause the unit not to drain. Usually if there is food particle build up there are wash problems also.
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\015\012At the moment I am sticking with a clogged air gap as the prime suspect. They are easy to clean... pull off the upper cover unscrew the plastic inner nut and remove the raised piece... (NOTE the installed position of the raised area because if you put it back wrong it will be like installing a drain plug in the drain line!) Usually if the air gap is clogged you will see it right away. I have in the past come across a few that it took sacrificing a coat hanger to clear the clog.
Discharge pump is clogged. You will have to lay the dishwasher on its back to access it.
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