How To Unclog a Dishwasher

1. Check drain filter for debris and clean thoroughly.

2. Inspect the dishwasher drain hose for kinks or blockages.

3. Run hot water in the sink before starting the dishwasher.

4. Use a plunger to clear stubborn clogs in the drain.

5. Run a dishwasher-safe cleaner to remove built-up residue.

6. Ensure the garbage disposal is working properly if connected.

7. Examine the dishwasher spray arms for any obstructions.

8. Place a bowl of vinegar on the top rack and run.

9. Remove and clean the dishwasher's bottom rack.

10. Consult the user manual for specific troubleshooting guidance.