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Mildred Mon 18-Dec-17 17:31:21

Can you help me, my sink water and possibly washing machine water appear to be draining into the dishwasher. Do I need a new dishwasher or is it something that can be easily fixed? Husband has checked the S bend so it’s not blocked. Both washing machine and dishwasher work and are either side of the sink.

tanith Mon 18-Dec-17 17:34:50

It might be that the outlet pipe from your dishwasher has dropped down, it should be looped up higher than the s bend so the water can't run back down the pipe it happened to mine once.

M0nica Mon 18-Dec-17 19:55:50

I think there should be a valve in your washing machine that stops this happening. It may have failed and need replacing.

GrannySmith420 Mon 01-Jan-18 12:09:05

Hello, as a plumber myself, I have the perfect solution. I would insert your hand into the 'S bend' . I normally grease my leg and place it in there. I was an ex footballer so I have a feisty kick.

GrannySmith420 Mon 01-Jan-18 12:10:59

I am very sorry for that last post. My two grandchildren went on my account and have commented on multiple posts. Please feel free to kick me from this forum as I know my mistakes and I should of kept and eye on them.

OldMeg Mon 01-Jan-18 12:25:26

Actually thought that was quite amusing GrannySmith. In truth their spelling, punctuation, grammar and vocabulary is better than some of us grans. How old are they?

GrannySmith420 Mon 01-Jan-18 12:30:05

Haha, they are 13 and 16.

OldMeg Mon 01-Jan-18 12:35:13

🤣

harrigran Mon 01-Jan-18 13:29:26

Send them home without any tea, bad children tchgrin

jollyg Mon 01-Jan-18 13:59:50

No Granny S they are keepers!

As bit of alternative thought and get up and go will go far these days.