Question about Dishwashers

1 Answer

Dishwasher leaking My dishwasher leaks all over the floor. It comes from the bottom of the washer. How do I fix it?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points


    An expert who has answered 20 questions.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 90 Answers
Re: dishwasher leaking

Need to know the brand and where the leaking is. (exactly)

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Hoover Dishwasher HD95M leaks on start up from bottom right front corner. Leaks when initially being fed from water feed.

Water leaking can be poor plumbing or fault in the inlet hose connection. You are the first observer and so your view on the leak area is important as the leak can be from the hose, from the inlet, the hose or the washer unit.
Based on this the water leak can be plugged, tighten the hose clips, check the inlet filter or check the washer's feed line.

Feb 09, 2011 | Hoover HD95M Free-standing Dishwasher

2 Answers

I have a Whirlpool Gold GU3600XTSY0 Model. There is slow water leak from the right side bottom front of the dishwasher. It looks like the water is leaking from a sensor on the bottom. The sensor has a...

I would look at the door seal being a problem as well. if the water level float were leaking, it would be worse then just a little water. The door seal is always the first to go. these seal can be replaced by pulling the old one off and pushing the new one back in place. should be able to buy new seal from the people the unit can be bought from.

Dec 19, 2010 | Dishwashers

1 Answer

The dishwasher is leaking at the connection where the water comes in at the bottom. There is a brass elbow, and the leak appears to be where the brass elbow connects to the plastic water intake...It has a...

We seem to be seeing more of these types of leaks form the elbows , The washers are splitting . If you have run into this problem Please email us @ We need to have the manufacturer made aware of this problem . To many hardwood floors are being damaged .

Nov 17, 2010 | LG LDF6920ST Stainless Steel 24 in....

1 Answer

Lights come on with f1 spanner sign flashing and bleeping

There is a leak causing the bottom housing wet so the floor sensor triggers. Dry out the bottom housing F1 will be disappear. However if the leak is not fix, the sam problem will happen again. The leak is from improperly being sealed between the top lid down against the top edge of the tube during operating.

May 07, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel DD605HSS 23 in. Built-in...

1 Answer

Ndesit IDL 535 DW, not cycling, water coming from under unt.

The washer is fitted with an anti flood device that detects water leaks and closes water inlet valve and puts washer in pump out mode. The anti flood device is a polystireen float with micro switch at the bottom floor of the washer. Dry the water and find the leak (pipe or pipe clamp) and this should then solve the error.

Jan 22, 2010 | Indesit 24 in. IDL500 Built-In Dishwasher

1 Answer

Small leak during fill cycle

Here is a tip that I wrote about dishwashers and them leaking.

Leaking Dishwasher



Jan 05, 2010 | KitchenAid 24 in. KUDS25SH Built-in...

1 Answer


this is a huge problem for you. when you have a leak coming from the bottom of the dishwasher the machine will have to come out. but first check the door gasket to make sure the leak is not coming from there.

Oct 16, 2009 | Jenn-Air 24 in. JDB4950 Built-in...

1 Answer

Dishwasher is leaking water. Water is puddling

There is a tube on the side of your dishwasher for over flow. It sounds to me like your washer was moved and it banged against that line. You can put some caulking around where it enters the washer and that should be fine. The bottom can be several things. If your washer was removed and reinstalled like say maybe floor installation the supply line, or waste line may not be tight. If your unit has not been moved recently it is most likely the motor housing. Take off the one or two covers on the front bottom of the washer. Place the washer through the cycles and with a flashlight see at what cycle and where the water is coming from. It it appears to be coming from the white housing it's the motor. It's cheaper to just replace the unit as these motor housings are around $150.00. Check out craigslist. Hope this helps.

Sep 25, 2009 | GE Dishwashers

1 Answer

Leaks when being unloaded

I may not have the full solution here, but to avoid (expensive) sub-floor damage, I recommend you do the following.  Assuming that the water is not coming from some dripping between the opened door at the hinge....
-Remove the kick plate that is in the bottom, front of the dishwasher.
Use a flashlight to look for wet flooring.  Run the dishwasher with the kick plate removed, watching for leaks/dripping.  It is possible for a leak to seep under the floor.  If leaking is found, do not ignore it.  Pull the dishwasher, fix the leak or replace the dishwasher.  Remove the first layer of sub-floor under the dishwasher, looking for deeper damage.
You should probably do the same with the carpeted area.  Pull the carpet back and decide if the sub-floor needs to be replaced.  A flooring expert should probably inspect.
Sorry to be such an alarmist, but I have been around floor damage that was unnoticed and ignored.

Apr 14, 2009 | GE 24 in. Profile PDW9880JSS Built-in...

1 Answer

Door leaks on the floor in front of my dishwasher

1. make sure dishwasher is level front to back and side to side.
2. check the main washer arm (WD22X154) on the bottom side for leaks. If you use heated dry, the heating elements can cause the part of the spray arm directly over it to soften and eventually leak. When water comes out that leak it can spray at the bottom of the door, splashing water inside it and resulting in your leak.
3. if 1 and 2 OK, watch how you load the lower rack. If dishes or a bowl direct water from the lower wash arm to spray against the bottom of the door, especially at the center of the door bottom, the resulting splash inside the door allows water to hit the outer door panel and drip out a one or both corners of the door.

Dec 07, 2008 | GE 24 in. GSD2220Z Built-in Dishwasher

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

205 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dishwashers Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Mike Cairns
Mike Cairns

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers


Level 3 Expert

4342 Answers

Are you a Dishwasher Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides