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Hotpoint dwf30 freestanding dishwasher

I put my dishwasher on last night and noticed water leaking from the bottom left corner at the front. i switched the dishwasher off and this morning i scooped as much water as i could from inside the dishwasher and put it on again but have noticed there is no water coming into the dishwasher and the programme just runs.

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Re: hotpoint dwf30 freestanding dishwasher

Your leak might be caused by a faulty door far as your other problem try turning off the power at breaker for 30 sec. to reset cpu

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one some models such as kenmore or hotpoint, the door seals go bad (the black rubber things in the corner at the base of the door)
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the little corner diverters come away from the base (they are semi clear plastic and
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Also if you have done a lot of dishes by hand the soap may accumulate in the sump of the dishwasher and cause it to oversuds causing soapy water to leak out the front.
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