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Either the door seal is bad or the seal for the pump is bad or a possible leak of the drain hose (not probable)..

Check the door seal by taping some dry paper right below the door and see if it gets wet BEFORE opening the door.

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http://www.applianceaid.com/gedishdrain.html

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