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My fridgidaire ultra quiet 3 dishwasher leaks...

Dear Sir / Ma'am,

My fridgidaire ultra quiet 3 dishwasher leaks and I don't know how to fix it. I have taken it apart to the point where the next step would be to disconnect the entire unit from the electricity and plumbing and bring it out entirley.

My neighbor complaine about the water dripping into her kitchen and I looked under my dishwasher as it was running and it had leaked about a cup to a cup and a half of water for a "light cycle".

Any hints?

- Dan

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  • cec_inc Jul 13, 2008

    YEP, MINE IS LEAKING TOO. In my case the leak is comming from the water inlet solenoid valve. Slow leak that just drips. Guess I'll need to call a technician to replace it. Very frustrating. Looks like it was very cheaply designed as the valve is opened and closed by a small magnet. It is housed is a cheap plastic sleave that doesnt seem to have a adequate seal. Not sure how it lasted this long (4 years 8 months).

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A common place to leak on these machines is through the heater leads. run the machine w/lower panel off and see where its coming from , if its dripping down the heater leads, chances are the 2 nuts that secure them are broken and need replacing

Posted on Mar 04, 2008

  • Tamara Oct 30, 2012

    Ronald: Thank you so much. Love it when my single, female self can make these simple repairs. One of the nuts needed to be tightened. Four years after your original post...it helped me. Bless you. :)

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