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 new install of air gap hose on a kenmore dishwasher
Author: gisdude (CA)

Hi all,
first time poster. I'm installing a new air gap hose onto my existing air gap. The problem I have is that the air gap hose is a 5/8" to 1" end. It seems as though the 1" end is so long that it goes too far up the "y" leg of the air gap. In other words, It appears as though I need to cut part of the rubber end off - which I'm hesitant to do.

Would this be a common thing to do? The old hose(which is gone now) was a conventional black hose that fit snug on the "Y". The new hose (I got at Sears) is supposed to be "universal", but this doesn't feel "right". It's a plastic, corrugated hose with the rubber end.

Thanks for any help.

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 Re: new install of air gap hose on a kenmore dishwasher
Author: steve (CA)

Cut the 1" section off.

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 Re: new install of air gap hose on a kenmore dishwasher
Author: gisdude (CA)

Ok. Here goes...

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 Re: new install of air gap hose on a kenmore dishwasher
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

The end is to remain uncut for disposals and some air gaps, cut off part of it for dishwasher tailpieces and some air gaps.

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 Many thanks Steve :clap:
Author: gisdude (CA)

Many thanks Steve. Looks like it works like a charm!



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