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I had the same problem last night. I had the Outer Door Panel off trying to solve why our machine does not operate all the time.
There is a seal under the air Vent Cover that is inside of the door on the left hand side. This Vent Cover attaches to the air fan ducting. The Vent Cover unscrews (counterclock wise). I put plumber's putty between the seal and Door Panel. Tighten the Vent with the large opening down for draining. Seems to work for me.

I later found a bent lower door seal - next thing to try and fix.

Posted on May 04, 2009

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This dishwasher has a vent at the bottom left of the door that blows out hot moist air during the drying cycle. Are you sure that you are not getting condensation build up from this vented air that is dripping on your floor?

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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