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The seal of the dishwasher is broken and the spot welding on the stainless steel strip that holds the seal has pulled away from the tub.

The seal of the dishwasher is unable to be replaced due to spot welding on the stainless steel strip that holds the seal has pulled away from the tub.

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    Thanks for your prompt answer to my problem! I will try this.

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Use super glue to glue in place in spots cut away seal near the weld seams, then make sure the door closes ok then get 5 minute epoxy and glue the seal on where it comes off, it's a permanent fix for a old machine but it will work. so go ahead and replace the seal.

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