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The rubber gasket inside the door falls off.

Whenever I open the door to my dishwasher the rubber gasket falls off and I have to push it back in place to use the dishwasher. How hard are this to replace?

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  • sancav Jan 23, 2009

    Thank you for the reply. I'm sure you are right!

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    first a flat rubber piece fell out on one side, then it fell out on the other side and now door falls open

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The gasket will have to be replaced. I've had customers with this problem and the only way to correct it is to replace the gasket

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

  • tom weber Jan 24, 2009

    your welcome, good luck

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