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Right to Repair



Original post by: Jim Dee ,


Thanks to Al Seaver's post, I found the fortitude to attempt another repair.  I unhooked the drain hose from the disposal and short cycled the DW. A trickle of water came out. So the pump might be OK. I reached deep into the DW drain and removed an olive pit and two pieces if broken glass. Yes, I sliced open the top if my finger even with a rubber glove on. Careful!

I then short cycled the DW twice more and lookout!  Water came out so fast and so much that I had to scramble for additional bowls. A huge plug of pasta-looking material popped out.  The odor like vomit has almost overwhelming, but I pulled through. My 11 year old GE DW lives to clean another day, week, month, year...?

Thanks much Internet!