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Dishwasher door leak

General Electric built in dishwasher has started leaking at bottom of door. How do I determine why and how do I fix?Unit is 6 years old an runs fine otherwise.

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  • steamboat27 Nov 24, 2008

    The bottom center section of the tub gasket that the bottom of the door sets on has gaps that leak water onto th floor'

  • Anonymous Jan 16, 2009

    I have the same problem and my seal is fine. It leaks in the bottom right corner.

  • gdeuel Mar 11, 2009

    GE Profile Diswasher. Bottom door seal is torn.. I have a replacement. I have taken out the 5 screws but cannot disloge the old seal. Seale is rubber (or rubber like) with plastic semi ridgid rail. How do I install?

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At the bottom of the door is going to be the door seal starting to go bad. replace the seal

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