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 Shorten dishwasher drain line?
Author: Tom the Elder (CA)

The drain line from my dishwasher is long enough to be in the way. Is there a way to shorten it by cutting a section out of the middle? My back is in a condition that would likely hurt myself if I try to disconnect it from the air gap above the sink. Thanks.


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 Re: Shorten dishwasher drain line?
Author: bsipps (PA)

Try pushing the hose through the hole in the cabinet back toward the dishwasher

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 Re: Shorten dishwasher drain line?
Author: packy (MA)

exactly.. just push the excess back under the dishwasher.

if for some reason it won't push back, just make a loop like the stainless line and attach it to the back wall.

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 Re: Shorten dishwasher drain line?
Author: george 7941 (Canada)

No, that drain line cannot be cut in the middle. There is no fitting available that will mate with a cut end.

The dishwasher installation manuals always include the caution - do not cut the drain hose in the ribbed section.

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 Re: Shorten dishwasher drain line? thumbs
Author: Tom the Elder (CA)

Duhhh ... sometimes I need a slap upside the head to see the obvious. Thanks.

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