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I have a kenmore model 665.17779990 dishwasher that is leaking. I am collecting about one gallon of water coming from directly under the door during a normal wash cycle. The door seal does not appear to be the problem.

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Hi,

Follow the below troubleshooting points :-

  • Inspect the seals for the main tub, float, heating element and blower diffuser
  • Check for overfilling
  • Inspect the water and drain hoses
  • Inspect the door gaskets
  • Check the water inlet valve
  • Check the pump

Check and you would find the fix.

Any other information, let me know.

Hope i helped you.

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Posted on Jul 11, 2009

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If the dishwasher is leaking water the water inlet valve might be defective. If the water inlet valve sticks open, it will allow water to fill the dishwasher continuously. Some customers report that they see clean water filling the bottom of the dishwasher after it's been sitting all night or for a couple of days. If this happens, turn off the water that is supplying the dishwasher. This is normally a valve under the kitchen sink. Then, replace the water inlet valve, it cannot be repaired. The water valve needs at least 20 lbs pressure to shut off properly. If your water pressure is to low replacing the valve may not solve the problem.


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