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Dishwasher Overflowing? Here’s Why

When it comes to clean dishes, you won’t want your dishwasher to go overboard by overflowing with water. If your dishwasher is overflowing, there’s likely an issue with one of the parts in your unit.

Why Is My Dishwasher Overflowing?

If your dishwasher is overflowing with water, your unit may have a worn out door gasket, faulty water inlet valve, or a defective float assembly or switch. Whatever the case, you’ll want to investigate any potential issues with your dishwasher to get your soapsuds and dishes back in order.

Potential Issues

  • dishwasher not cleaning properly
  • water in the bottom of the dishwasher
  • water is overflowing from the dishwasher

The drain line is run by a set of hoses that can become easily blocked. This can be due to food or a bend it the hoses. To prevent this from happening, best course of action is to remove food remains on the dishes prior to running them in the dishwasher.

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  • dishwasher not cleaning properly
  • water is overflowing from the dishwasher

The dishwasher can save you a lot of time and hassle by cleaning your dishes for you. But, for your dishwasher to function at its best, it also needs to remain clean. Chunks of food, debris, and minerals can accumulate over time in several places within your dishwasher. This buildup can create leaks due to overflows and will give out a funky smell. Ensure the dishwasher is cleaned properly and even run cycles with no dishes inside to fully clean.

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