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Water was leaking out of the bottom of the door. the bottom gasket is just sitting on the bottom of the frame. is it supposed to be attached.

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  • jim1734 Sep 09, 2009

    the seal around the top and sides of the door are intact and functional. it is the bottom door wiper seal that is just sitting loose on the bottom. the water was coming out of the very bottom of the door.

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Yes it should be round the door cabinet , this is what creates the seal in order to keep the water within the dishwasher.

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Water at the bottom of frig inside under crisper draws.checked door gasket it is fine cant see where water is comming from . any ideas


1. Check that the doors shut correctly. Hold each door about halfway open, then let go. If the doors don't shut completely, adjust the screw legs on the front of the refrigerator so the unit tilts back a bit. With adjustable pliers, turn each leg one revolution clockwise. Recheck the doors and, if necessary, repeat the process until they shut securely.
2. Step 2 Inspect the door gaskets. Look for debris that may keep the doors from shutting. Also check for cracks or gaps in the gaskets that could allow the cold air to seep out. If you find debris, clean the gaskets with warm, soapy water. If you find cracks or gaps, you'll need to replace the gaskets
3. Step 3 If your refrigerator is equipped with a door-frame heater that evaporates condensation, make sure the heater is turned on. The switch should be located with your other refrigerator controls.

http://www.ehow.com/video_112132_fix-leaking-refrigerator.html

Check out this link, its a video shows you how to fix a leaking fridge.

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We are having water leak from the bottom of our Roper Dishwasher door. THe model # is RUD5750DG3. I have taken the inside door frame off and found a small white rubber seal had dislodged inside. i...


Step 1:
Remove the service panel that runs along the front of the dishwasher just below the door. If it is screwed in place, remove the screws with a screwdriver. If the panel hangs on hooks, pull the panel out and swing it up to remove it from the hooks.
Step 2:
Check the end of the drain hose that connects to the dishwasher. If it's leaking, tighten the clamp with a screwdriver.
Step 3:
Check the drain hose connection to the kitchen sink drain. Again, if it's leaking, tighten the clamp with a screwdriver.
Step 4:
221_a1.jpg Check for leaks around the water-inlet valve. If necessary, use an adjustable wrench to tighten the compression fitting that connects the water-supply line to the valve. If the fill hose is leaking, replace the spring clamp that is on the hose with a worm-drive hose clamp. It produces more clamping pressure. Use adjustable pliers to compress the spring clamp so you can pull the clamp and hose off the valve. Remove the spring clamp from the hose. Buy a worm-drive clamp at your hardware store, then install it and tighten it with a screwdriver.

Leveling the machine Step 1:
Remove the front access panel (see step 1, "Tightening the fittings"). This will give you access to the dishwasher's adjustable feet.
Step 2:
Open the door completely and remove the bottom dish rack.
Step 3:
Unscrew the dishwasher from the kitchen countertop so the dishwasher can move freely as you adjust the feet.
Step 4:
Check to see if the dishwasher is level side to side. Place a small level inside the dishwasher so it's sitting on the bottom pan and facing parallel to the front lip of the dishwasher. If the dishwasher is not level, use adjustable pliers to turn one of the dishwasher's front feet up or down until you hit level.
Step 5:
Check to see if the dishwasher is level front to back. Turn the level perpendicular to the door, and place it on one of the bottom ledges that run along the side of the cabinet. Check the level again. If the dishwasher isn't level, use your adjustable pliers to turn the back feet up or down until you hit level.
Step 6:
Reattach the dishwasher to the countertop and reinstall the front access panel.

Fixing a leaking door Step 1:
Inspect the door gasket. As it ages, the gasket can crack or become hard, preventing it from sealing completely.
Step 2:
If the gasket appears solid, adjust the door latch so the door seals tightly. Loosen the screw that holds the door latch to the cabinet. Push the latch in slightly and retighten the screw. Test the door and readjust the latch if necessary.
Step 3:
Replace the gasket if water continues to leak after you've tightened the latch. Most gaskets are held by compression in a groove on the door or on the dishwasher cabinet.
Step 4:
Pull the old gasket out of its groove, using adjustable pliers (see illustration). Take the gasket to an appliance store to get a replacement.
Step 5:
Soak the new gasket in warm water to soften it, then press it into the groove. Start at the top, then work your way down the sides and across the bottom.

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I have a Whirlpool Gold Series dishwasher installed in 2000. I started having water leaking on the floor from the bottom of the door. Is their a gasket that failed or needs replacing? Wayne


You have check where the leak orginates from.If it is from the frame you to check the gaskets. If the machine is old chances of the gasket becoming hard is possible.

Try cleaning the body of the machine Gasket pressing area.

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Leaking at the bottom of the door. Should I replace the gasket. ModelLDS5811ST


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Thanks for using FixYa. If you have nuisance water leaks around the base of your dishwasher, you may be using a detergent that is causing too much suds. Cut back on the amount of detergent you use, and see if that makes a difference.

Water that spills through the door vent is usually caused by improperly loading dishes. Leaks from the door itself may be caused by a faulty door gasket or door tightness adjustment. You should check the main tub seal, the door latch, the door gasket, the water-inlet valve, and the fill and drain hoses.

Also make sure the dishwasher is sitting level (you can adjust the front feet up or down, and many units have some type of levelers at the rear).


Water under the dishwasher may be originating from a leaky hose or loose hose connection. Remove the lower front panel, and check the hoses. The pump seal may be defective, too; replacing this is a job for an appliance repairperson.


An older dishwasher may corrode at the bottom, but this is fairly uncommon. If this is the case with your dishwasher, it's time for a new one.


Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.

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I have a hotpoint HDA3400G02BB leaking from bottom front. I'm guessing door gasket?


that is a good guess, but you should also check the overflow float inside the machine. if it is stuck down, then it may be overfilling. the gasket is supposed to stop splashing water. it is not an under water seal. if the float moves freely, its gotta be the gasket. good luck

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LG front load washing machine water leaks with heavy loads


If your water is leaking with heavy loads, the first thing you want to check is the gasket (door boot) attached to the tub. Look for holes or rips in the bellows part(where the water settles) and around where it contacts the door. Any nicks or holes will cause leakage. Also, check the glass dome on the door towards the bottom. If it has dirt or hair buildup on it, it will leak with any pressure on the door.

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Dishwasher is leaking and backing up with water


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hi Replacing the Door Gasket

If water leaks through the dishwasher door, the gasket is probably faulty. Open the door and examine the gasket. It should be soft and resilient. If it's worn, cracked, or hard, it should be replaced. 

Once the gasket is in place, check it for fit against the door frame. It should fit tightly with no cracks or bulges between the gasket and the frame. If necessary, tighten or loosen the retaining screws, or refit the gasket in the clips or the door channel. Then run the machine through a washing sequence and check for leaks. 

If you spot a leak, and the gasket seems to be properly in place, try adjusting the door latch. The trick is to position the gasket against the frame of the door without flattening the gasket or squeezing it too flat when the door is latched properly. Adjust the latch or the gasket until it fits snugly against the door frame.

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THE ISSUE IS JUST THAT YOU HAVE THE MACHINE COMPLETELY LEVEL CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF DISHWASHER ARE NOT DESIGNED TO BE IINSTALLED COMPLETELY LEVEL U NEED A SLIGHT INCLINE FROM FRONT TO BACK ABOUT A 6 TO 12 DEGREE PITCH BACK. THIS IS BECAUSE THE DOOR DOESNOT HAVE STRONG GASKETS ON THE BOTTOM OF THE INSIDE PANEL. BY PERFORMING THIS TASK YOU WILL ALLOW THE WATER APON ROTATION TO TO HIT HIGH ON THE DOOR AND ROLL BACKWARD AND NOT HIT THE BOTTOM GASKET DIRECTLY ON ROLL OUT OF THE DOOR

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You can remove the frame around the dispenser by pulling it gently and then you access to the screws that hold the dispenser in place. Could be a spillage behind the frame. Good Luck.

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