This is very rare in any dishwasher. I use to repair most all dishwahers. First check your door seal for any cracks, cuts or splits. The water inside is under great pressure and can push out from the top of the door if that is is weak, flat, or has anykind of cut or crack. If the leak indeed is coming from the top then you will need to get someone to help you pull out unit and check top for cracks or splits. This entire housing is plastic and may have come with crack. If your washer has a hose at the top, then check it good. While its out from under the counter run it and watch to see if you can tell where leak is coming from. I may have missed something. Remember, always unplug this from wall outlet or turn off breaker if you are indeed moving it in or out. Good luck.
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there is water in the base setting off the flood sensor, you will need to remove the bottom draw and dry the water up with a towel (make sure the power is off and unplug it from the power point) then you will need to do a bit of testing to locate the cause of the leak, if your lucky the leak was caused by incorrect dish stacking or something too big in the draw
At some point the two drawers individual drain hoses are joined using a "Y' type connector. Check this, and everything beyond this point for restrictions or blockage. It sounds like the bottom drawer is pumping its drain water out normally, but some of that water is backing up to the upper drawer. This is an installation or plumbing problem that is external of the dishdrawers.
F1 Flood switch has been
Turn the water and power supply to the
DishDrawer® off and call your Authorized
F2 Motor problem. Call your Authorized Service Center.
F3 Temperature sensor failed. Ensure water coming in through the inlet
hose is not hotter than 65oC. You may
need to install a tempering valve on your
F4 Faulty temperature sensor
Call your Authorized Service Center.
F9 Electronics malfunction. Call your Authorized Service Center.
U1 Fill Fault 1 Turn the DishDrawer® water supply on.
2 Ensure the spray arm can rotate about
the center, and if the DishDrawer® is
full of water, it will need to be emptied
3 Call your Authorized Service Center.
F1 means the flood switch has been activated. here is a trouble shooting flow chart. 1. did a flood occure? yes. q-2 or no q-12 2. is the lid sealing on the tub correctly? yes Q-3 no=Answer 3. Is there a high water level in the tub. Yes-q4 no q-6 4. is the water valve leaking? yes=Answer no-Q 5 5. Is the dish drawer priming correctly? yes q-11 no q-6 6. Is the spray arm split. yes=answer, no q-7 7. is the spray arm running freely. yes q-8 no q=answer 8. is the water leaking from a split inlet or drain hose? yes = answer, no q9 9. is the water leaking around the heater plate or o rings. yes=answer, no q10 10. carroy out more testing to locate the source of the leak. 11. drain hose may have been blocked or partially blocked. 12. is there water or condensation around the chassis flood switch pcb. 13. if power fails to the bottom tub, it will cause the top tub to f1
By no power you may be implying there is no display etc and the swithces are not working. Most likely the controller of the top drawer has had it. The controller is mounted on the front of the drawer behind the door panel. Hope things are better than that.
leave it unpluged to stop for now, the machine has detected a leak and is constantly running hte pumps within the drawers to try to remove any water.. problrm is the water detector is in bottom under the lower drawer and htere is no pump to remove that water ..canbge a fickle machine as far as leaks are concerned, but the easy reason is usually misloading of the drawer itself, was an item put in that was too tall , preventing the lid from coming down and sealing off drawer causing water to overflow down the side??? there should be(so logn as no previous repairmen have taken it) a tech/trubleshooing guide taped to teh back wall behind the lower drawer, which is easily removed by unlocking hte hinges on either side of the front of drawer, explained in your manual
When water accumulates in the bottom it triggers an error code and it keeps running. There is a water sensor in the bottom. I pull out the bottom drawer, mop up the water and use a hair dryer to dry the water (the more you mop up the less you need the hair dryer). Be careful to not get any of the plastic too hot. Kill the power before messing with the unit. The first time I did this it took 20 minutes to dry out. I have gotten more proficient and it take about 5 minutes now.
I had a water leak which was due to the rinse agent cap not being completely sealed. Water leaked out of a small hole in the front (I'm guessing an air vent but don't know for sure) and flooded the bottom.
I also had a leak due to having too tall a dish in the drawer and the top not sealing. I currently have a leak on the top drawer of unknown origin, but the bottom drawer still works. Hope this helps.