Dishwasher Drains Slowly


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Old 04-17-21, 06:31 AM
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Dishwasher Drains Slowly

Considering buying a used dishwasher that drains slowly.

What might be the cause of slow draining? Filter needs cleaning? Plugged hose?

Thanks for any help you can give.

Wayne
 
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Old 04-17-21, 06:45 AM
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Yes and yes. Could be a number of things. Can you inspect the unit prior to purchasing? If you know it's malfunctioning why would consider buying it? Unless you like working and repair used equipment.
 
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Old 04-17-21, 07:04 AM
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Cuz it's cheap. Cuz it's cheap.
 
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Old 04-17-21, 07:09 AM
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I see where you're coming from.
In my youth I use to garbage pick and try to rebuild things. Especially old vacuum cleaners. I see my son doing that now and I kind of laugh at him but also admire him at the same time.
 
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What might be the cause of slow draining? Filter needs cleaning? Plugged hose?
Plus drain pump issues, clogged sump.
Shouldn't be too hard to figure out.
 
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Get the model number and look it up.
With a little luck you may find a service manual.
But should at least be able to find a parts breakdown so you know how it is put together and what some of the most likely parts cost
 
 

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