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GE potscrubber 640 leaks from bottom of door during washing cycle

This happens only sometimes.

Suddsy water generally drips down from the bottom center of the door

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  • Lurch OSU Mar 10, 2009

    Water leaks out during wash from bottom of door. Can you replace seals? are there seals to replace?

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night71
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With dishwasher empty and disconnected, find the screws around the area of the "vent",you may need to open it from the bottom. There will be a hose that has either ruptured or just needs the clamp tightened with a screw driver. I think that the hose is a drain or water return. Should be an easy fix. 

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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You probably have a restricted water inlet valve. It is not allowing the proper rate of flow for the allotted time, therefore not giving enough water to create the proper velocity to reach the top rack.

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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SOURCE: My machine has a small water leak though the door during washing

hi try to Plug off the machine form wall. Open up behind the machine, you will find a thin rubber tube going from the pressure switch near control panel to the pump and exit area..... remove this tube from the top & blow into it, it should be free from any blockage or damage, refit. This tube regulates the water level and switch. If  its found to be damaged, replace it and that will work out for u...

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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If this machine has a place to put pour fabric softener in that's sits under the lid on the cabinet? If so, the hose that allows the softener drain into the tub is either leaking or is disconnected.
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Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: door leaks at the bottom of my ge profile dishwasher

1 has the machine been pushed into the cupboard hole,this will push the door away from the front of the machine,does it hit the trim around the opening before the closeing?pull out check under are the legs still straight,some you can remove the lower front panel to look under

Posted on Dec 02, 2009

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