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Dishwasher flooding my 6 year old dishwasher suddely started to flood. I would assume there is a filter or similiar that is clogged? but the cover where this part is likely located is secured w/ unique "screws"...can you help?

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Hi,
could you give us the model and maufacturer for the dishwasher to help you better.


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Check first the drain hose, check also that machine is not overfilling and water is leaking out.

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    Ginko Nov 06, 2008

    Try to identify where the leaks come front:

    If the water level is normal and machine leaks from main door, then you will have to replace the main door gasket.

    If the leak is coming from underneath the machine, it is probably the main tub
    seal.
    This is located beneath the drain impeller, near the shaft of the motor, and it prevents the water in the
    dishwasher from leaking out .

    To access the tub seal you need to remove the spray arms , the lower panel, and the wash/drain impellers.

    Check also all the hoses and joints located behind the lower access panel on your dishwasher.

    If the machine is overfilling , and does not stop the water frow when at full level, check that the floating sensor connected to the water level switch is not stuck, and that the water level switch or the inlet valve are not defective.


    You can buy part here, and also get shematics..

    Here you get a general diagram and you can also buy parts.


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