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Water heater anodes usually last about 3 to 5 years or so depending on the chemistry and hardness of your water, so chances are, if your water heater is only 3 years old, that's not the problem. That being said, it wouldn't hurt to take a peek at the anode and make sure it's doing OK. The top of the anode rod is typically visible on the top of your water ...


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A black oily substance in sinks can be caused by hard/caustic water eating away at rubber compounds (washers, gaskets, etc.) in the domestic water system. This could possibly be caused by an anode rod that has been eaten away resulting in higher concentrations of corrosives in the water. However, that's unlikey after only three years but it's not impossible. ...


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If I was doing it over again I would have assembled the elbow to the inlet valve before installing dishwasher.everything exposed and easier to make connection without crossthreading. Now that I already crossthreaded the conn this worked for me.I disconnected everything and moved the dishwasher out so I had easy access to valve. Removed valve. Took a hacksaw ...


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I have been a Carpenter by trade for about 15yrs, I've been doing High-end Remodeling for the past 10 or so yrs. This is nothing new even in million dollar, I've encountered Hardwired Dishwashers, the occasional roll away ones that'll plug into your Gfi... I've disassembled & installed new ones at least 30+ times by now & all the same, I've seen some ...


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The connection between those two fittings is made using an appliance hose. while these superficially look like garden hoses they are manufactured to a much higher quality because a leak indoors is much more serious than outdoors. your brass fitting appears to be connected to a very beat up piece of copper tubing, that will need to be replaced before it can ...


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Just to make sure you haven't missed an easy way. If the sink is nearby, look at the water pipes for the taps under the sink. If the water pipe there has joins (such as a local shut-off tap) then you may be able to buy a T-piece (not sure of local word). Then attach long flexible pipe. This way you might only need to screw and unscrew parts without special ...


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It is in your interest to understand / measure the connectors on the dishwasher and your water supply to select the right hose adapter. Perhaps one of these lines will allow you to bridge the new dishwasher into the existing water lines; https://www.amazon.com/s?k=dishwasher+line If you are near a Home Depot or Lowe's try their websites as well. Let ...


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Easy answer, buy a tubing cutter and a dishwasher install kit. Find a section of the existing tubing that's not bent and cut it with the tubing cutter so you get a nice clean round cut. You can google how to use a tubing cutter, they're also inexpensive. The install kit will have a brass compression fitting which will connect to the tubing you just cut (you'...


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Looks like you're going to have to replace at least some of that copper line as it appears to have been cut off before the fitting! In the (now removed) image of just the copper line against a white background, it looks like you've got an inline connector (SharkBite baggie) to repair that copper line, but the line has a dent in it near the threaded nipple. ...


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Dishwasher was not draining completely. Checked hoses and found them to be clear. Could not hear pump running as was usual when starting a cycle. I was about to order a new pump when I decided to see if the check valve was operating properly. The valve was fine but I did notice that the impeller was difficult to turn. Further investigation revealed a chunk ...


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It may have to do with buildup of residue (soap scum, scale, lime, etc.) in the recirculation system. I contacted LG about this on numerous occasions and they advised running white vinegar or a commercial cleaner through the system. I tried both vinegar and commercial cleaners numerous times, with no positive results. Then, quite by accident, we switched ...


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Just about a week ago I was asking the inspector several questions regarding helping my son build a house. During our discussion I mentioned I planned to put the garbage disposal outlet on the same circuit as some kitchen outlets (3 20 amp circuits for small appliances, so plenty of power). He said no way, a GD is a permanently installed appliance requiring ...


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This should be fine* There is not a restriction that a disposal must be on a dedicated circuit unless the manufacturer states that it must be. Unless you have a high-end beast of a commercial unit, it probably doesn't. There are rules in the NEC on circuit sharing, and a "fixed" device like a disposal or dishwasher can't use any more than 50% of the ...


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Expanding on the comments here. 1) determine whether your dishwasher is on the same circuit. Turn breakers off & see what happens with each breaker, i.e. does the outlet stay live while the dishwasher goes down? 2) look up the amperage drawn by the dispos-all and any other items (dishwasher or anything else that share that breaker. Compare with ...


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