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Water/steam coming out of top right side.

Water/steam is coming out of the right side at the very top, we had installed only 2 days ago. It is ruining the wood under the countertop, When we ran the DW we insured the vent on the right side was not blocked with dishes. I am afarid we have a bad seal on that side. How do I tell?

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Hi my bosh exxcel dishwasher is not cleaning my dishes properly,it is connected to the cold water but the water is staying cold and not getting hot could someone please help me with this problem

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Re: Water/steam coming out of top right side.

Where you see the steam use electrical tape over that area and see if it does sound like a seal problem but another thing to check is to make sure the unit is level.

Posted on Aug 26, 2007

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