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My Jenn-Air dishwasher has sprung a door leak! :-(

My Jenn-Air dishwasher (model DW86OUQW) has now started leaking from the bottom-right of the door -- what kind of gasket is needed to correct this and is the gasket still available on such an old appliance? Thank you.

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It's just a door gasket,you might still find it a appliance repair place.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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