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Water dripping Water started dripping from the bottom of the door.Help

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  • abknarr Dec 21, 2008

    I can lay on the floor and watch the water come out of the bottom of the door[ at the front]The leak is not constant.It comes intermittenly..The seal should not be hard.The unit is only 13 months old??

  • abknarr Dec 23, 2008

    THey are on their way to fix.

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Hello abknarr

If the unit is only 13 months old, then you may still have it under warranty especially if you bought an extended warranty. If you did, please give them a call, Otherwise you may have a crack in the door or seal which only lets out a little water at a time and depending on where the crack is, will depend on what needs to be replaced. Let me know if you need help getting replacement parts.

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If water is coming from underneath you need to check first if there is any loose hose, in that case fix the hose back.
When it is a hose you usually get water in large amounts.

If instead water is dripping from the door , you need to replace the door gasket.

Here is the part.
Dishwasher Door Gasket (GASKET)

Sometimes also the latch is faulty and you need to replace both, see SE 154434101 (LATCH & GASKET KIT)


It is part three on the diagram below:

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Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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    Ginko Dec 21, 2008

    If the leak is big but intermittent, and cohincides with drain cycle, you should check the drain pump assembly.

    If the leak is shortly after starts filling, check for leaks in the lines to the inlet valve.

    If leak is massive on start check power supply lines.

    If leak is from the door, check door gasket and door latch.


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Put some dishwashing liquid on a rag and clean the rubber gasket on the door.

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Hi,

If your dishwasher leaks, check these:

Main tub seal Note… If the main motor of your dishwasher is mounted vertically, beneath the center bottom of the dishwasher, the following instructions probably apply to you. But if your motor is mounted horizontally, the pump isn't serviceable--you need to replace the entire pump and motor assembly.

The main tub seal is beneath the drain impeller. It prevents the water in the dishwasher from leaking out near the shaft of the motor. To get to the seal, which is inside the dishwasher, remove the:

  • Lower rack


  • Spray arm


  • Spray arm support


  • Wash/drain impellers


Then pry the seal out of its housing and replace it.

Door gasket or seal Over time, door gaskets and seals harden and lose their ability to seal properly. You can't repair the seals. You need to replace them if they've begun to leak.

Water-inlet valve The water-inlet valve, itself, seldom leaks. But, the water-supply line from the house and the rubber tube leading from the valve to the inside of the dishwasher may leak. Tighten or repair/replace these as necessary.

The water-inlet valve could mechanically stick open. When that happens, the water continues to flow into the dishwasher, which then floods your kitchen. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher, and replace the valve.

Hoses Behind the lower access panel on your dishwasher are several rubber or plastic hoses. If the leak appears at a connection, try a new clamp. If that doesn't work, replace the hose.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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