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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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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. 

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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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