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We have a kitchenaid dishwasher KUDK03FTSS. some type of clog. draining into the sink from the overflow. what should we look for and where?


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If this is an old installation and the unit has been working then the problem is with your house-sink drain.\012
\012Dishwashers either connect to your disposal unit or to the drain directly. Usually if you have a clog with a disposal unit in the line then it backs up into the sink through the main drain. You say from the overflow. \012
\012Look under the sink and find the point where your dishwasher connects to the main drain. Open the connection and check for a clog just below the connection point. This is the most likely cause of your problem. \012
\012Good luck.\012
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