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Leaks while running

Our dishwasher leaks while running. When we open the door, there is a generous amount of standing water at the bottom, but at the end of the cycle, the water has drained. We have checked the drain basket at the bottom, but cannot any blockage.
Any suggestions on how to fix this problem?

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  • h_bruin Sep 08, 2008

    when we start the dishwasher it begins to leak at around the bottom and suds starts to come out. I try to feel around the bottom and check it for warn seals. However, I have not seen anything that has helped me resolve the problem. The dishwasher still works fine, it just leaks now. I know the problem resides in the door sealing properly.

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The water at the bottom is normal if you open it during the cycle. Leak means you need to replace the L-shaped black, molded gasket that is in the lower left or right of your door opening. Replacement is easy - requires no tools. Part can be purchased for about $10 each at Sears parts department.

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There are two little screws under the door unit, one on either side that hold the lower covering in place, I have found if these become loose the water leaks from behind them. Tightening them solved my leak

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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