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Each year when we get back from vacation the Kitchen Aid Dishwasher KUD J230YWH1 will run but the water won't drain out.


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\015\012\015\012Thanks\015\012for using FixYa. Dishwasher not draining properly or not draining at all issues\015\012can arise due to different reasons. Usually, these issues are related to\015\012kinked hoses, knocked out disposer unit (if connected with the dishwasher drain\015\012hose) & clogged drain pump & filter. Also note that dishwashers do not\015\012drain completely after a finished cycle and this is normal. Dishwashers are\015\012designed to leave some water in the unit to ensure that the heating element\015\012doesn’t overheat. If you suddenly begin to experience a large amount of water\015\012being retained in your dishwasher, you have a problem. Some of the most common\015\012reasons include that the drain hose isn’t working properly, the drain pump\015\012isn’t working correctly, or possibly there is a plumbing problem in your home’s\015\012drain lines.
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\015\012\015\012First\015\012check whether the drain is not clogged or blocked and the line is not kinked.\015\012Check all the hoses for blockages & also clean the air gap. Has the\015\012disposer been replaced recently? If so, chances are the knockout is still in place.\015\012Simply remove the drain hose from the disposer, and knock out the plug. If the\015\012disposer has not been replaced, try removing the drain hose from the disposer\015\012and use a wet-dry vacuum (prepared for water, of course) to **** any water (and\015\012hopefully anything else) from the drain line. Then reconnect the hose, and test\015\012the unit. If you have checked the air gap and the drain hose and can’t locate\015\012the problem, then it is an issue with the drain pump of the dishwasher.
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\015\012\015\012Please do\015\012accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further\015\012assistance.
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It is possible that while you are gone, debris may all float down to the drain and drain screen and settle there causing a buildup. I would check the drain and drain screen.
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