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    things went from bad to worse. Now the dishwasher...

    things went from bad to worse. Now the dishwasher isn't even filling. It seems like the drain is on all the time now. I can't get the machine to fill with water anymore!

    Maybe I busted the...
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    So do you guys think the most likely cause for...

    So do you guys think the most likely cause for leak is a bad gasket then? It the water isn't getting too high it can't be the float, so it must be that?
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    Well the dishwasher was always set up that way...

    Well the dishwasher was always set up that way and didn't have any issues. I played with the float and seems to rise up and down very easily.

    By my pictures is the water getting too high?
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    thanks for the replies! I took a few pictures of...

    thanks for the replies! I took a few pictures of my dishwasher, during a rinse cycle to show how high the water goes. My float is on the left, I'm not sure what's on the right.

    model...
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    My first run was without any detergent, and it...

    My first run was without any detergent, and it still overflowed and didn't drain all the way. The water was VERY hot =(

    I'm not even testing it with dishes right now though, I just want to find a...
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    hmm any troubleshooting recommendations? I know...

    hmm any troubleshooting recommendations? I know where the float is, should I try tapping on it?

    thanks!
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    Dishwasher not draining properly

    Hello, I recently successfully removed my busted garbage disposal and replaced it with pvc pipe. That went well, and was hoping it might have solved my dishwasher draining issue. Unfortunately it did...
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    There are some pictures, everything went very...

    There are some pictures, everything went very well! No leaks, very fast draining, and the dishwasher seems to be working again! I also didn't get electrocuted or blow any fuses =p

    thanks everyone...
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    yup but I'm removing the disposal so no need =)

    yup but I'm removing the disposal so no need =)
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    Got my parts, going to start the job tomorrow...

    Got my parts, going to start the job tomorrow morning! Everything went very smoothly at home depot, and picked up everything I needed for around $30.

    I noticed that my garbage disposal is actually...
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    Thanks a lot Gary, I never even thought about...

    Thanks a lot Gary, I never even thought about wire size. I will check my romex for any markings and let you know what they are.

    Only thing is, I thought I was capping each of the wires separately?...
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    I keep confusing myself by hoping to skip a few...

    I keep confusing myself by hoping to skip a few simple steps. I will just do what you recommend and remove the switch, then cap the wires and box it out. I'm going to follow this guide
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    Great, I will just remove the romex and use a...

    Great, I will just remove the romex and use a knockout closure. Won't even bother capping the wires if I don't need to, and I'll leave the switch intact. (please chime in if this is going to burn my...
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    I'm still confused =( I know that one option...

    I'm still confused =(

    I know that one option is to cap the wires separately, use a knockout closure, and leave them in the switchbox (under the sink in the pictures).

    But could I also just...
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    alright thanks =) for curiosity's sake, if i...

    alright thanks =)

    for curiosity's sake, if i were to wirenut them together and flip the power back on, would that cause sparks/fire/explosion?

    Also, I was told by an electrician that I could...
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    Great, thank you so much! Should I put all...

    Great, thank you so much!

    Should I put all three wires in one nut (hot, ground, and common. It looks like romex so I'm guessing that's whats in there), or use a nut on each wire separately? And...
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    I think I will "box out the wire". I don't know...

    I think I will "box out the wire". I don't know how to do that though and Google yields no results

    Is there another term for this I can search for?

    thanks!

    How does this sound?
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    Wonderful! I see the grooves where it screws into...

    Wonderful! I see the grooves where it screws into the strainer. I'm pretty much good to go on the piping =)

    Now the only thing I need to figure out is what to do about the electric cord that goes...
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    Thanks for the help so far, I'm really starting...

    Thanks for the help so far, I'm really starting to understand how everything works!

    I've decided to go with the strainer and waste kit. After watching videos online I'm fairly certain I know all...
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    That's an idea. It seems I can get a good...

    That's an idea. It seems I can get a good disposal for about $60. I'd probably need to spend at least $20 on a strainer/piping anyway right? Though I'm not sure I can get a new version of the one I...
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    12253 (http://i56.tinypic.com/fdvtkz.jpg) ...

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    Those are some pictures of the disposal itself. I believe the white plug on the bottom is power, and the black L pipe coming out of it goes straight to the drain. I'm not sure what the...
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    Thanks for the replies =) We got a strainer,...

    Thanks for the replies =)

    We got a strainer, that was EASY, lol. Wish it were all that easy. The piping is what intimidates me. Ideally I would like to remove the disposal AND dishwasher. Just rip...
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    Dead Disposal. Can I remove it?

    I've got a plumbing nightmare that has been going on for a few months. First the garbage disposal died, then the dishwasher. We've gotten by simply by using a little screen in the sink and...
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