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My dishwasher is leaking at the bottom corners of the door

I installed the unit myself and it has worked fine for many months but now it's starting to leak.  I ran it with no dishes in it and it is still leaking.  I can't find the owners manual but I recall it mentioning something about the unit must be level or the doors will leak. 


What advice can you give me to help solve this leaking problem?



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Mine is doing the same thing and I just bought it three days ago.  I call the store's tech department and they tell me the unit I bought has a service bulletin on regarding leaking at the bottom of the door.  They apparently have a repair kit for the problem.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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