Question about Dishwashers
Machine starts up and runs for a while, then sound level increases and lots of water comes from under it. Have removed front bottom panels to confirm. Have drained and put on it's side and checked all the hoses which seem O.K. Local repair man says it's likely to be unequal pressure and wants 86 pounds to fix it. As the machine is about 25 years old am loath to spend so much on it as it also needs a new door seal, nearly 30 pounds including carriage, as there is an intermittent leak from RH side of door, presumably as door frame seal is perished in bottom corners and strip seal across bottom of door disintegrated some years ago and I can't find a replacement, worked fine with a drip tray up to last week. Do we bite the bullet and buy a new one which for sure won't last so long.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
most likley cause of your problem is the grey bellows has a tear in it. Inspect the bellows to check for tears. Or you can remove the lower panel and run the washer and look for the leak that way. Im sure it is a tear in the belows. Not a diffacult part to replace if you are mechanicly inclined. Good luck.
Posted on Jul 12, 2007
I had a similar problem. It turned out to be the overflow "sock". It's a long plastic bag that hangs from the side of the tub. You have to get the top open, and it will be on the left side. Where it attaches to the tub, the plastic attachment has a rubber washer that gets flattened out after time allowing the attachment to get loose and leak. Since I couldn't find the washer to replace it, I cut a piece of gasket material like you get from an auto parts place and placed it behind the foam washer. This made the connection tight, and the leak stopped, thank God.
Posted on Oct 23, 2007
I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.
Your question: Water comes out of the bottom of the door. I thought it was the seal, replaced it and its still doing it. So the maintinance man changed the motor and its still leaking. Drain hose is clear also. I am lost. Any ideas?
In my experience there are two resons to explore.
It is unlikely but we have to look at this posibility, you could be useing the wrong kind of soap or too much soap. If you're sure you're OK there then take a real good look at the level of the d/w. If it isn't perfect that could be the problem. I'm talking vertically, horizontally and front to back. It can be hard to get it right. I hope this is the case because all we're left with is a defective d/w. No mater if new or old. If new try to push for a new warranty replacement. We're talking a whole new d/w. If you push hard enough this it can be done. If it's old, it's time for a new one.
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Posted on Sep 12, 2008
I have the same problem. Just talked to a friend that's a great appliance repairman. he said I have to remove the panel in the back inside of freezer and there is a drain that gets clogged up, a little hole or tube.
clean that and should work fine and stop leaking. I haven't had time yet, but this weekend I'll do the deed. Hopes this helps ya!
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
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