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Kenmore dishwasher i have a little plastic switch that is just above the wiring box in the front right panel leaking what would be causing that and how can i fix it?????

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Just above that switch is the float. you are having an oversudsing issue or the switch is not activating correctly. take the float assm apart and clean it up. then use a little less detergent and let me know if this solvs the problem.

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