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Leak Dishwaser leaks water out front corners. It does not do this until it is about to start the dry cycle. And to make it more difficult it does not do it everytime.

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Re: leak

First get a level and make sure the unit is tilting back ever so slightly. Also make sure no solids are under the float switch and screens in the unit. It could be overfilling.

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