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Dishwasher i need help either installing for troubleshooting my 18' portable frigidare dishwasher. when the dishwasher is turned opn and it starts to fill the water flows out of the bottom of the machine what is the problem and how dod i fix it is it the hoses ? it also hooks up to the sink it isnot a built in dishwasher so is the hose for the draining need to go in the sink or does it hook up somewhere under the sink?

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I would put the dishwasher on its back so you can see underneath to check the fill and drain hose to make sure there not damaged in any way to cause it to leak. if it all looks good under there return it upright and remove the front lower kick panel grab a flashlight and start the dishwasher. you shoud be able to see a leak and where it is comming from. its possible it could be from the hose the inlet valve the pump and motor assembly or the plastic tub itself. good luck

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