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Dishwasher

The Home Wizard app calculates your ideal home care program to avoid problems with your Dishwasher, but sometimes trouble can still occur. Here are answers to questions about dishwasher plug inlet drain.

QUESTION FROM fubar

QUESTION from fubar on 8/22/2009
i'm removing my dishwasher and i want to know if there is a way to plug the inlet drain to the garbage disposal or do i have to buy a new disposal

ANSWER FROM HOME-WIZARD

Dear fubar:

Many brands of garbage disposals have a "knockout" plug that is removed when you connect it to a dishwasher.

I would suggest that you contact the manufacturer of your garbage disposal ("Google" their name, and they should have a toll-free customer service number), and ask them if two things:

1) for their particular brand/model of disposal, can the knockout plug be replaced after it has been removed; and

2) can then send you a knockout plug.


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