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Faucet Attachment Leaks

The faucet attachment leaks when connected to the faucet. The dishwasher is over 4 years old. I think I need to replace the faucet attachment? How do you do this? Do I need to replace the entire coupler assembly? How do you access the hose? Would this solve the problem of leaking. Thanks so much for your assistance.

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The o rings need to be replaced and plumbers lube added on the interior of the connection point.

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You said,the connection from the dishwasher hose at the faucet leaks and sprays water. I tried changing the rubber seal in the hose, but that didn't help. any other suggestions?

What is the Make and model number of your portable dishwasher?
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Find the complete model number. Waiting your response.
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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:

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


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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. 


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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.

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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.
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