I have changed the large grey gasket...still leaking. When the rinse cycle begins and the water starts to pour out from the top of the door, the basket begins to spin and the water overtops the grey gasket and spills over into the glass that is on the door goes thru the crack into the door and then down the front of the machine. The old gasket was fine, but when I took apart the glass on the door water had collected inside? It kinda seems like there should be a seal on the door also? I tried the shifting of the door and every other suggestion made. I have done all of this after I had a repairman come 3 times and did everyhting that he knows to do? HELP!!!
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Re: Leaking Door LG WM2277HW
Hi my name is joyce
have you tried using he detergent, if not this will make the suds back up in the door and push their way out the bottom of the door even if you have replaced the gasket. the front loaders are very sensitive when it comes to sudsing. if they get to many suds in pump they will give you problem, use about 1 tbs oil in wash ben and run cycle to get rid of suds that may be in pump, then see if this gets rid of problem, if not you may want to call a service tech. let me know if I can help find you someone.
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It may be time to descale. Most models will give you a message when it's time to have the mineral deposits cleaned.
HERES HOW TO DO THAT...
Empty water resevoir. Disable auto off. Pour approx 48 oz of undiluted white vinegar into resevoir. PLace large mug on drip plate, run brew cycle, dump contents of mug in sink. DO NOT USE A K-CUP.
Repeat this process until the add water light is indicated.
Let brewer stand for at least 4 hours while still on.
Discard any residual vinegar in the resevoir and rinse thorughly.
AFTER approx 4 hours...fill resevoir with water.
PLace a large mug on the drip plate and water brew cycle. Pour the contents of the mug into the sink.
REPEAT this brew process until the add water light is indicated.
YOU MAY NEED TO REPEAT THIS "RINSE" PROCESS if you notice any residual taste.
If it is physically possible on your machine I would suggest that the door catch need adjusting, either that or it's broken but the door sensor still thinks it's OK ;-0)
Suggest a service call required ;-0)
Open the door and gently pull on the grey rubber gasket and check all around it for holes / tears. There are three tiny holes in the 'wall' at the bottom that are supposed to be there, but you should not see any other tears. I just found a large tear on mine that causes leaks when I run very large loads. I am going to try to fix it with Gorilla Tape, otherwise I will probably have to buy the whole new gasket. It seems like it would be a real pain to replace!
dishwasher leaking from the door or from the bottom of the door is common problem and yes its advisable to get it fixed.but if its having any other problem other then leaking then it has to be checked first.but leaking problem is common it can be solved.first from which part of the door area the leak is occuring that has to be checked. Some common leaking trouble makers.... Leaks at the door: Door gasket loose/torn Corner gaskets or door baffle/vent gasket Door lock/latch loose/broken Split spray arm Over filling with water...usually the level is just under the heating element is normal Something leaking through the door...like the soap or rinse agent dispenser gasket, silverware basket button. Door hinge(s) bent Wrong soap was used...dish sink soap instead of dishwasher soap Rinse aid being used with mechanically softened water ( makes foam or suds inside the dishwasher )
Leaks from under the unit: Look for whiting or calcium stain on the motor and pump assembly = motor and pump assembly seal leak...access panel removal help Hose for upper spray arm split Fill hose split or fill hose spout air inlet is calcium covered Drain hose is split Rusted liner...metal liners only Fill valve leaking or allowing water to fill all the time Heating element ends....where they come out through the dishwasher liner Float or float gasket
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it sounds like you need to adjust the door latch so that the top of the door will close tighter. when in the rinse cycle try pushing door at top to see if leak stops. if that doesn't let you know something then you got me. you have changed all that i can think of. Good luck