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Model #GLD215ORCBO Water does not drain out from the bottom of the machine and there is a strange noise almost like a sizzling sound. Is there something that is plugging it up? Or is there a trap that can be cleaned if blocked?


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You most likely have something blocking the pump. If you can get a wet vac, disconnect the drain hose from under the sink, and vac out the water straight through the hose. Occasionally, this will remove the blockage (probably not though).

If not, disconnect the power at the breaker or unplug the unit if possible, and remove the lower panel. You should be able to see the drain pump fairly easily, and on most models, it has a holding tab that must be pressed inward so that it can be twisted off. Disconnect the wires and hose clamps and you can pull out the pump, and remove it from the pump housing (should be screwed on.)

Remove the (probably) piece of broken glass or whatever, and do the above in reverse order until you have a working dishwasher!
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