Having problems with your Maytag 24 in. MDB4000 Built-in Dishwasher ?

I have this dishwasher and it won't drain - I LOVE this dishwasher. It cleans better than any I've ever had. I can't remember how old it is so don't know if its worth fixing. Nobody seems to like their new dishwashers so I'd almost rather fix my old one that has never let me down...but its black...and all my other appliances are stainless....


Answers :

Probably the flapper in the pump has broken off and is blocking the pump outlet hose.
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