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Water leaking onto floor noted after dishwasher cycle

I noticed after the dishwasher cycle that the rug alongside the dishwasher was wet. this dishwasher is 8 years old. This is the second time it has happened.

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First, let's see if the unit is overfilling.  There is generally a float on the front of the tub which sets the water level.  The float jams because of detergent buildup.  Gently move it up and down until you get free movement.  That may fix it.  If not, check under the unit for leaks.  You'll see a wetter area where the water puddled...if it is coming from inside the unit.  

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    How do you find this "float"? I know nothing about fixing dishwashers.

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This could be many things,if its only happening when you run the unit i would look for either a door gasket,pump seal,or your lines going to & from the pump these are your most common leakage problems(if you don't know which is which then contact me & we'll see if we can isolate it.thanx for using fix ya

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