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Knife puncture inside my dishwasher on the top right.

I have a kenmore dishwasher thats probably 5 to 10 yrs old and i loaded it and when the cylcle finished and i opened it to unload it I noticed that there was a knife stuck inside the wall of my dishwasher on the top right, its like a slice not very big about 1 and a half to 2 inches gash like a stab wound, what can i do to repair this the dishwasher still works but i dont want any water damage. PLEASE PLEASE HELP CANT LIVE W/OUT MY DISWASHER, BUT CANNOT AFFORD TO BUY ONE!!!!!!!

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Re: knife puncture inside my dishwasher on the top right.

You could clean the area very well, dry very well and use a waterproof caulk made for bathroom/showers (from kmart, walmart, etc) and carefully squirt and smooth (per directions) into the gap. Let dry per directions on caulk. This should last a while, but should be checked everynow and then to see if it's loose.

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