Question about Dishwashers

1 Answer

WATER LEAKS FROM BOTTOM OF DOOR AFTER THE WASH CYCLE STARTS. DRAIN IS NOT PLUGGED. CHECK VALVE IS OK.

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • marty_huckin Nov 12, 2009

    Thanks, it seems to leak from the door itself. when you open the door fully water leaks from the drying vent and it seems to be leaking from the screws that hold the metal part of the door to the inside.

  • marty_huckin Nov 12, 2009

    sorry, i am new to this. did you get my response?

  • marty_huckin Nov 12, 2009

    thanks

  • marty_huckin Nov 12, 2009

    sorry it is confusing whether or not you are getting these.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 1,986 Answers

If your dishwasher leaks, check these:
Mail tub seal
Door gasket or seal
water-inlet valve
hoses

Main tub seal is beneath the drain impeller. It prevents the water in the dishwasher from leaking out near the shaft of the motor.
To get to the seal, which is inside the dishwasher, remove the lower rack; spray arm; spray arm support; wash/drain impellers and then
pry the seal out of its housing and replace it.

Door gasket or seal harden and lose their ability to seal properly over time. You can't repair the seals. You need to replace them if they've begun to leak.

Water-inlet valve, itself, seldom leaks. If there is a leak, it usually involves the water-supply line from the house and the rubber tube leading from the valve to the inside of the dishwasher. Tighten or repair/replace these as necessary.
The water-inlet valve could mechanically stick open.When that happens, the water continues to flow into the dishwasher,which then causes it to flood and overflow out the door. Turn off the water supply to the dishwasher, and replace the valve.

Hoses are behind the lower access panel on your dishwasher and should be either made of rubber or plastic. There should be several hoses. If the leak appears at a connection, try a new clamp. If that doesn't work, replace the hose.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

  • super_guy Nov 12, 2009

    Have you tried adjusting the door itself so that it closes tighter. Loosen the screw that holds the door latch to the cabinet. Push the latch in slightly and retighten the screw.

    Also check to make sure that the dishwasher level.

    I also noticed you said that the water is leaking from the door itself at the top of the controls where the vent is... that I have never experienced.....




×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

WATER RUSHES OUT FROM BOTTOM OF SAMSUNG TOP LOAD WASHER SW50ASP THERE ARE NO UNATTACHED HOSES


It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occur. Removing and cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there are gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end.

Tips for leak: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1461/do-you-have-a-leaky-washing-machine.html

Replacing Door seal: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1464/how-to-replace-the-door-seal-on-a-washing-mac.html

Apr 10, 2013 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

DOOR LEAK


It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occur. Removing and cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there are gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end.

Tips for leak: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1461/do-you-have-a-leaky-washing-machine.html

Replacing Door seal: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1464/how-to-replace-the-door-seal-on-a-washing-mac.html

Feb 27, 2013 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Water is filling up the bottom of the washing machine when the machine is off , it's a frigidaire model


It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occur. Removing and cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there are gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end.

Tips for leak: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1461/do-you-have-a-leaky-washing-machine.html

Replacing Door seal: http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1464/how-to-replace-the-door-seal-on-a-washing-mac.html

Check for tips on the link below to identify parts and removal:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7

Feb 07, 2013 | Frigidaire Washing Machines

1 Answer

Knocking noise when running. Sometimes the drum has water left in the bottom after a cycle. And now it has begun to leak from the bottom.


It is possible that the machine does not start off the cycle because there are errors due to feedback from the inputs. For the program to start up the main program controller must initiate the INLET/MOTOR/DRAIN pump/ valve to open up and allow each function to be driven starting from the flow of water into the drum as also the drain valve to open to exit the water at the point of the program cycle. If this does not happen then the voltage at the valve/motor/pump must be checked or the fault relates to no voltage from the controller. This means the controller is a suspect.
If the water flows though the inlet then the flow pressure should be good, if not the inlet valve is bad or there is dirt in the filter. Also check the flow at the inlet of the water line. Once the water comes into the system the WATER LEVEL SENSOR - normally a pressure switch- must activate at the preset/chosen level to give the signal to the program controller to switch on the motor. What is most important for the motor to start functioning is that the door switch must be ON when the door is shut or this will be an error for starting the motor for rinse and wash.
Check this link to replace the inlet valve:
http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1408/how-to-replace-the-inlet-valve-on-a-washer-dr.html
Finally after the wash the drain valve will be activated, the water is allowed to come in to rinse and then finally the dry spin with the drain valve/pump activated so as to drain off all the water from the clothes during the spin.
Make sure that a fault in any of the cycle will relate to the specified action, so check the command from the program module and then the executing device be it the valve or motor or pump.
Please check the link below:
http://www.repairclinic.com/Washing-Machine-Troubleshooting?red=Washing-Machine-Repair-Help

Dec 11, 2012 | Kenmore 49972 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Ge washer not spinning


It ispossible that the machine does not start off the cycle because there are errorsdue to feedback from the inputs. For the program to start up the main programcontroller must initiate the INLET/MOTOR/DRAIN pump/ valve to open up and allow each function to be driven starting fromthe flow of water into the drum as also the drain valve to open to exit thewater at the point of the program cycle. If this does not happen then thevoltage at the valve/motor/pump must be checked or the fault relates to novoltage from the controller. This meansthe controller is a suspect.If thewater flows then the flow should be good, if not the inlet valve is bad orthere is dirt in the filter. Also check the flow at the inlet of the waterline. Once the water comes into the system the WATER LEVEL SENSOR - normally apressure switch- must activate at the preset/chosen level to give the signal tothe program controller to switch on the motor. What is most important for themotor to start functioning is that the door switch must be ON when the door isshut or this will be an error for starting the motor for rinse and wash.Check thislink to replace the inlet valve:http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1408/how-to-replace-the-inlet-valve-on-a-washer-dr.html Finallyafter the wash the drain valve will be activated, the water is allowed to comein to rinse and then finally the dry spin with the drain valve/pump activatedso as to drain off all the water from the clothes during the spin.Make surethat a fault in any of the cycle will relate to the specified action, so checkthe command from the program module and then the executing device be it thevalve or motor or pump. Please check the link below:http://www.repairclinic.com/Washing-Machine-Troubleshooting?red=Washing-Machine-Repair-Help Thank youfor using fixya.

Jul 05, 2012 | GE Washing Machines

1 Answer

My whirlpool duet sport is leaking from the front underneath. Not from the door. When the wash cycle starts it starts spraying water out the bottom. Does not do it when it drains.


It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occur. Removing and cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there are gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end.

Oct 11, 2011 | Whirlpool Duet Sport 6.7 Cu. Ft. Gas Dryer

1 Answer

Our logixx 8 washing machine leaks water from the bottom when the programme is at drain/spin, water is being pumped to the outlet pipe but also flooding the floor from the bottom of the casing


It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occurs. Removing and Cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there is gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end.

Check for tips on the link below to identify parts and removal:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7

Sep 20, 2011 | Bosch Washing Machines

1 Answer

Hi i have an LG dishwasher ld 1415T1 it has started leaking water at the front bottom. the rubber seal looks ok and clean any ideas Bryan


It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a dish washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occurs. Removing and Cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there is gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end.

please check this link for tips:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/dishwashers/a/3/1292/how-to-replace-a-leaky-dishwasher-door-seal-h.html


Jul 29, 2011 | Dishwashers

2 Answers

I have a kleenmaid speed queen 33541R2 ,when it washes on normal cycle water runs out the bottom of machine.but when i wash on delicate cycle its ok.It did have a burning smell,but not now.


It is so common that the drain leaks in many ways and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged or the drain hose clamps can be loose on the grip which can all cause the leak to occurs. Removing and Cleaning the drain pump/valve, tightening of the hose is also very important. Also water can leak if there is gaps on the front door gaskets and must be checked but this will happen only during the cycle and not on the drain cycle end.

Jul 14, 2011 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Water is leaking out at the bottom left door. I have replace the seal but the problem continues.


make sure the diswasher level,check water level,and check flap valve or reversed vale for the wash and drain cycle this usually cause the problem..you can see the water come out when the motor start washed????.good luck

Jul 03, 2009 | Dishwashers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dishwashers Logo

Related Topics:

78 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dishwashers Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Owen Barnes

Level 3 Expert

867 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15557 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...