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Fisher and Paykel Seal / Gasket replacement

My top drawer seal has a slight tear in it causing the drawer to leak tripping the flood switch.

Is replacing the seal a task that a handy homeowner should try or is it better left to a professional? Any tips or instructions on removal and replacement would be greatly appreciated.

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You will have to replace the lid assy., once you remove the drawer you will find the lid clips onto the lid motors.give it a go or call f&p.

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