Forums | Home Repair | Home Improvement | Painting | Interior Decorating | Remodeling | Landscaping


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Plumbing

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 06-15-2010, 07:43 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 41
Share |
Default

New dishwasher headache!!


Hello! I installed a dishwasher a few weeks ago. Every time I run a load of dishes through it, I end up with about a half inch of water sitting inside of it... and it ends up stinking after a few days. I've read that typically this is caused by the drainage pipe not going high enough before entering the drain, but mine is just about as high as the top of the sink. I thought maybe there was a kink in the drainage line, so I pulled the dishwasher out entirely and, making sure the line ran perfectly, ran another load through the dishwasher... still standing water. The dishwasher is level. I'm not sure what else to look for?? The filter looks clean as well. Thanks for your help!

PS... drain hose enters above the trap, no air gap, no garbage disposal.
zrooster99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Dishwasher powder instead of salt - Doh! Bottletops General DIY Discussions 0 03-03-2010 11:06 AM
Thinking about installing a dishwasher kossuth Appliances 1 09-23-2009 10:05 AM
Dishwasher installation Andy Griffith General DIY Discussions 3 03-02-2009 06:06 AM
Dishwasher placement jkrodger Remodeling 2 08-03-2007 02:32 PM
Poratable Dishwasher help oiram Appliances 4 02-09-2007 04:28 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.