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Frigidaire built in dishwasher leaking water out of the bottom.

Hoses are not leaking

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One of the reasons could be door seal or sump seal leaking. But if the leak only occurs at a particular time in the cycle then most likely the wash motor or drain motor seals.
Need the model number to make a more closer assessment.

Posted on Dec 31, 2012

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If the pipes are cracked you may be able to get new ones from a local appliance parts dealer. If the fittings are the problem Check with the formentioned.

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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SOURCE: FRIGIDAIRE DISHWASHER FDB1050REC0 LEAKS UNDERNEATH

There are a couple reasons water may be leaking out the door of a dishwasher.
1. The water is most likely coming out the bottom of the door where there is no rubber seal.
2. The rubber seal is around the door jam on top and both sides and not on the bottom. This means if the dishwasher has to much detergent in it the soap suds push only the water higher than the front edge of the wash basin and out the bottom of the door where there is no seal!
3. Fill only the soap cup that can close for the secondary wash. The open cup is a pre-wash and mostly not needed unless the food is baked on.This just wastes money to fill both of them every time.
4. And if you are using liquid detergent you only need half the amount from the powdered soap!
try less soap. Remember to much soap too can cause the water overflow.
5. And the last would be that the drain is clogged and caused a back up large or small and then the overflow!
is there water in the bottom when the wash is done?
Soap is usually the culprit, not that there can't be a leak in an old drain or water supply hose!
Go with the soap idea first!

Let me know how you are!
How old is the washer ?

Please remember to leave a rating before you go!
Thank You ,Huuum

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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SOURCE: water not draining from the bottom of the dishwasher

vacuum it out with wet/dry vac and see if filter is dirty big peices of food will accumulate and stop it up if not check under sink where drain hose connects to main drain

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

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SOURCE: bottom of dishwasher leaks even after the last rinse water has been drained

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Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Frigidaire Dishwasher

This is a simple solution, the brass nut that connects the heating element to the base of the dishwasher is cracked and needs replaced. It takes just a few minutes to replace, just remove the nut after TURNING OFF THE POWER and take to your local parts store, they should have one in stock. You might have your model number with you. Appldoc

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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Why is my fridigare dishwasher leaking water from underneath the unit only when it is running the rinse cycle


Thank you for your post, Brad Neu!

Based off the information you have provided it sounds like you could possibly have a leak within your water valve or one of your drain hoses. I would remove the toe grill of your Frigidaire dishwasher to see if there are any leaks visible while it is rinsing.

If you are unable to see any leaks from the bottom I would recommend reaching out to a professional for further assistance in locating the location of the leak. I hope this is helpful. -Matt

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After the cycle starts, water leaks out of the bottom of the machine and into the basement


I would call for service. many probabilities and none are good. it is fixable but for a diy'er it could get to be a bit much.

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Leaks water during wash from bottom corners of door


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Leaking dishwasher


If your dishwasher leaks, check these:Main tub seal
Door gasket or seal
Water-inlet valve
Hoses

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:

1. Lower rack
2. Spray arm
3. Spray arm support
4. 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.
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Feb 05, 2009 | Frigidaire 24 in. PLD2850 Built-in...

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Leaking water from front of door


I replaced the seal part # 154576501. The notch is on the right facing the dishwasher. Just pull it out and insert the new one.
I've fought this problem for over a year, thinking it was an adjustment. I am now running it through the third cycle and I am positive it fixed my leak. Also, while you have the cover off, check and trim the tie-wrap around the wire loom. Mine was interfereing with the seal, but the seal was also slightly distorted allowing the splash to come underneath.
BnoGno

Nov 16, 2008 | Frigidaire 24 in. FDB1050REC Stainless...

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Dishwasher leaking water.


  • Inspect the seals for the main tub, float, heating element and blower diffuser
  • Check for overfilling
  • Inspect the water and drain hoses
  • Inspect the door gaskets
  • Check the water inlet valve
  • Check the pump

Hope it may help you;

Regards,
VOTIT

Sep 25, 2008 | Frigidaire 24 in. PLD2850 Built-in...

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Frigidaire Dishwasher leaking but not from door


hi there,
dishwasher leaking might be due to either of these causes, 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 try 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.

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