Where is the air gap on my Bosch dishwasher?
Also question is, do you need an air gap for a Bosch dishwasher?
New dishwashers do have built in back flow devices. Yes According to the Bosch website,They are requiring air gaps per local codes to prevent backflow. “To prevent back flow into the dishwasher, connect drain line to an air gap or use a 30″ high drain loop, depending on local codes.
Also Know, do all dishwashers have an air gap? In some areas, a high loop is the minimum requirement, but in many other jurisdictions, an air gap must be installed with all new dishwashers.
Beside above, where is the air gap on a dishwasher?
A dishwasher air gap is a fitting mounted about two inches above the sink that prevents contaminated water from re-entering the dishwasher from the drain via backflow. An air gap is a simple way to make certain wastewater and contaminants never re-enter your clean water supply.
What happens if your dishwasher doesn't have an air gap?
GE: “If an air gap is not required, the drain hose must have the high loop from the floor to prevent backflow of water into the dishwasher or water siphoning out during operation.” This keeps the drain hose dried out and keeps any odors from backing up into the dishwasher.