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How do i fix leaky dishwasher?


Hello Gus Is the leak from the drain hose or water supply or neither
of those ? Is it leaking from the door ? I have had success with
RepairClinic fixing appliances in our home. We have a Kenmore
Dishwasher but I haven't had any problems with it. If you have to remove your dishwasher remove the screws securing it to the underside of the kitchen counter, close the water supply valve
under your sink, switch off the breaker at the electrical panel.
Most drain hoses are connected to the sink waste pipe with
a hose clamp. To disconnect the water supply remove the panel
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You will have to lie on the floor to do this, you may also need a flashlight to see what you are doing.
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Water leaking at dishwasher above water line coming from under sink Problems. serial no. fu5006784


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Water-inlet valve
Most cleaning problems are caused by the dishwasher not getting enough wash water, so the water-inlet valve is often to blame. This valve is usually at the bottom left or right of the dishwasher, behind the lower access panel. It's the device with the main water line from the house, a rubber tube to the dishwasher, and two wires attached to it.
When a water-inlet valve is defective, you may hear the sound that's usually referred to as "water hammer." If the water-inlet valve is defective, you need to completely replace it.
Dishwasher Water Inlet Valve Replacement

Be sure to read and understand any instructions that come with the new water inlet valve.

Tools required:

Adjustable wrench

Multi-Screwdriver

Pliers

Step 1. Disconnect the dishwasher from its power source.

Note: Dishwashers are usually wired directly to the home's electrical system. To disconnect the power, switch off the circuit breaker or remove the fuse for the electrical circuit the dishwasher is attached to. Try to turn the unit on after disconnecting the power to be sure you were successful.

CAUTION: If you're not sure you've shut off the power properly, DO NOT CONTINUE. Call a qualified appliance repair technician to complete the repair.

Step 2. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher. This is usually underneath the kitchen sink or in the basement or crawlspace near the location of the dishwasher. Pliers may be helpful here.

Note: If there are no shut-off valves, you must shut the water off at the main water supply valve for your home.

Step 3. Remove the lower panel(s) of the dishwasher. These are usually held by 2 to 4 screws at the upper and lower corners of the panel(s).

The inlet valve is usually near the front of the dishwasher. Attached to the valve you'll see: 2 or 4 wires, the water supply line from the house and the water feed line that goes to the dishwasher.

Step 4. Remove the household water supply line from the valve. The line is usually secured with a brass compression nut. The water supply line is usually copper or braided stainless steel.

CAUTION: Water supply line may be hot.

Step 5. Remove the fitting from the valve the water supply line was attached to. This fitting may be very difficult to remove. It may help to put the valve into a vice in order to remove the fitting. If you cannot remove it, replace it. The fitting is not an appliance part but a plumbing part that is available at most hardware stores.

Step 6. Remove the screws holding the valve to the dishwasher frame.

Step 7. Label the wires to the valve so you'll be sure to reattach them correctly.

Step 8. Remove the wires from the valve.

Step 9. Remove the clamp on the black rubber water discharge tube and pull the tube off of the valve.

Step 10. Reinstall the old fitting (or a replacement fitting if necessary) onto the new valve the water supply line was attached to. Use Teflon tape or pipe joint compound as a thread sealant. Make this fitting tight to prevent leaks. Make sure that the fitting points in the same direction as the old one so that the water supply line will meet up with it properly.

Step 11. Install the new valve in the reverse order of the removal instructions.

Note: The water supply line is under high pressure. Be sure to tighten the fittings properly.

Step 12. Turn on the water to the machine, and check for and correct any leaks.

Step 13. Reinstall the access panel(s). Restore the power to the dishwasher and test.

Note: You may have to let the dishwasher run a few minutes before it reaches the next water fill cycle.
Internal filters
Every dishwasher has some type of filter to keep large food particles and foreign objects away from the pump assembly:
Most modern dishwashers have self-cleaning filters that don't need any routine cleaning.
Some have filters in the bottom of the dishwasher that you need to periodically clean. You don't need any tools to remove the filter, and cleaning it is easy. Consult your owner's manual to determine which type you have and its maintenance requirements.
If your filter is clogged, it may be causing the cleaning problem.
Drain valve
Some dishwashers have a valve (or gate) that should open only during draining. If debris lodges in the valve, it can't close properly, so water drains out during the wash cycle. Most dishwashers drain into the garbage disposer. If yours does that, listen for water flowing into the disposer during the wash cycle. If you can hear it then, the drain valve may be clogged.
Spray arms
There's a spray arm at the bottom of your dishwasher--it may have a tall spray tube mounted to the center of it. There may also be a spray arm located directly beneath the upper rack of dishes and/or above the upper rack.
If debris is blocking the holes in the spray arms where the water comes out, it could cause cleaning problems. Regularly inspect each of the spray arms and clean out the holes as necessary.
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We have a bosch dishwasher model shx43c and water is dripping on the floor from the area of the supply line, taking the supply line fitting out and re taping it and re tightening it has not helped, could...


If the supply line is leaking it could be a 3/8 supply line maybe the rubber washer built in the line is shot try replacing the supply line.they are about 15.00 at home depot.do not over tighten the new line you could damage it.some times people cross the thread types on these connection you have pipe thread and compression threads that is the best way to explain it I know of.Just make sure you pay attention to the threads.

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The valve is leaking and allowing water to enter the dishwasher even when it's off. You can turn off the supply line shut off between uses until you get the part.

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Hooking up a drain line


Connect directly to your existing drain lines under the sink or to your disposal unit.

If you do not have a dishwasher drain adapter on your drain lines the local home center will help you. Install above your S trap. Cut just enough of the pipe out to allow for the new part to slip in (half and inch or so goes into the fitting). You will need glue and primer.

If you connect to your disposal there is a fitting on the side of the disposal to accept the drain line. You should have a fitting supplied with the disposal. If not the local part supplier can help you. Break out the tap on the disposal and connect the fitting and drain line.


Hope this helps. Please rate the answer if it helps you.

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First check the water supply line going to the dishwasher, begin at the shut off valve, shut water off,remove supply line from valve by unscrewing the fitting, open the valve just slightly to check water flow there(have a container of some sort to run approx.1/2 gallon or so of water into it)just to flush the valve out of any debris or material build up.
Then if all seems good there, then go to the valve fitting on the dishwasher and remove the water supply line from that and repeat the flush out process we went through previously at the shut off valve, make sure there isn't a build up of junk in the inlet valve on the dishwasher, they sometimes get calcium and sand,etc., built up in them and that will block the incoming water, clean all above.
If your water supply is good then could be the dishwasher inlet valve has failed and will need to be replaced or the dishwasher control timer could be bad,may need a service tech to troubleshoot the rest of the stuff.
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You can easily replace that..


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I have had this problem in the past as well. They state that you have all the parts you need to install the dishwasher, however that is assuming that it is under ideal conditions. You will need an adapter to attach to the fill line to make it match the size on the diswasher. They usually only cost about $3.00.

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