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We have a 5 year old double drawer dishwasher (DD60DCHX6). the top drawer works perfectly. The bottom drawer leaks water, from under the left side of the front panel, when the cycle draws water.

It washes perfectly, but every time the machine needs water, it also pours out from under the front panel. We did not use the machine incase there was a wet sensor issue, but the problem persists. Each time we use the bottom drawer, the amount of water leaking gets worse. Cracked water feed? Any thoughts and a solution would be welcome and thank you in advance. Caroline.

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    Caroline Foley Apr 30, 2015

    Thank you. I checked and the machine is balanced, I can't tilt it back any further because of the cabinet and th top drawer is working perfectly.
    I was hoping to run a cycle so that I could give exact times when it leaks, but now the bottom drawer will not function at all and gives the F2 error when switched on.
    However... when we run the long 162 minute eco wash on the top drawer, at 40 minutes left, the bottom drawer starts repeatedly beeping with an F2 error.
    As I remember, when we ran the bottom drawer, it leaked water within the first few minutes - it was relevant to when the machine draws in water - but it washed and rinsed perfectly with no water left in the tray.
    Any other ideas please?

  • Caroline Foley
    Caroline Foley Apr 30, 2015

    Due to the F2 error, I have cleaned out the motor and surrounding area but still no joy.

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Personally I would call a repairman .might be a split tube or a bad gasket .

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The code is a water leak problem.That is the warning

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If your dishwasher leaks, check these:Main tub seal
Door gasket or seal
Water-inlet valve
Hoses

Main tub seal
Note… If the main motor of your dishwasher is mounted vertically, beneath the center bottom of the dishwasher, the following instructions probably apply to you. But if your motor is mounted horizontally, the pump isn't serviceable--you need to replace the entire pump and motor assembly.

The main tub seal is beneath the drain impeller. It prevents the water in the dishwasher from leaking out near the shaft of the motor. To get to the seal, which is inside the dishwasher, remove the:

1. Lower rack
2. Spray arm
3. Spray arm support
4. Wash/drain impellers


Then pry the seal out of its housing and replace it.


Door gasket or seal
Over time, door gaskets and seals harden and lose their ability to seal properly. You can't repair the seals. You need to replace them if they've begun to leak. 


Water-inlet valve
The water-inlet valve, itself, seldom leaks. But, the water-supply line from the house and the rubber tube leading from the valve to the inside of the dishwasher may leak. Tighten or repair/replace these as necessary.

The water-inlet valve could mechanically stick open. When that happens, the water continues to flow into the dishwasher, which then floods your kitchen. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher, and replace the valve.

Hoses
Behind the lower access panel on your dishwasher are several rubber or plastic hoses. If the leak appears at a connection, try a new clamp. If that doesn't work, replace the hose.
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mine does the same! Did you ever find a solution? Tx!

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