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

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  • gubs Mar 16, 2008

    Our dishwasher was installed new in 2002, it began leaking from the bottom front corners about 1 year ago. We could stop the problem by placing a plate or large platter along the "front" of the bottom rack parallel to the door. Today this solution did not help.

    We have also ALWAYS had to wash our dishes on the "potscrubber" cycle in order to make sure everything in the top rack (mostly glassware) gets clean and doesn't end up with bits of dried debris all over it that must then be scrubbed off by hand. We tried all the troubleshooting tips recommended in the manual for this problem to no avail. Only running on pots & pans cycle seems to help, but even this doesn't always work!

    The biggest problem now is that water is literally POURING out of the bottom of the machine from both the left and right corners during the wash and rinse cycles!

    This is a GE 24 in. Profile PDW7880G Built-in Diswasher. Thanks!

  • RPW1 Sep 13, 2008

    Kenmore 15529 leaks all over the floor from the bottom. I've taken the inside liner off the door (where the soap dispenser is located) but couldn't see any obvious area. There was a large buidup of crud (in places where it would be impossible to reach without some disassembly) which I cleaned off, thinking it may be getting in the way. But when I started it up, the same leak happened. It happens only in the wash cycle, and it pulses out, likely with each pass of the sprayer. There is no obvious gasket, which I originally thought to be the cause, and looks as though there has never been one in this area.




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