Gunk in the drainage hose

(5 Posts)
ToffeecatEmmacatSammycat Thu 21-Jul-16 15:09:46

After reading the instruction manual, I have unclipped the dishwasher drainage hose and discovered a serious gunk issue. Some of it has been coaxed out using hot water and soda crystals but there is still a significant amount at the end of the hose that connects with the machine. Can I use sink unblocker products?

PigletJohn Thu 21-Jul-16 15:14:09

Does it connect to the waste trap under the sink?

Is the blockage congealed bacon fat?

Show us a picture of the route the hose takes and how it connects please.

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ToffeecatEmmacatSammycat Sat 23-Jul-16 11:51:16

Thanks for the interest but I managed to clear it. I unclipped the hose from under the sink and using a combination of boiling water, soda crystals, a garden cane and some choice words..the dishwasher is running perfectly now xx

PigletJohn Sat 23-Jul-16 14:15:06

the relevance of the hose route is that if not correct, detritus from the kitchen sink runs into the hose.

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