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Why kenmore 665 leaks under door

No gasket on bottom just sides and top

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This is common if the wrong detergent was used or some regular sudsing soap like hand dish washing soap was accidentally used. Clear the suds if there by adding a small amount of cooking oil to the soapy water then wash for a bit and cancel drain. Repeat if needed.

If this is not the problem look for something blocking the spray arms from turning, if they spray in one spot only they can splash water out the front.

Check the unit for level, if it is tilted forward it could be spilling while washing.

Look for cracks in the spray arms where too much water sprays from one place.

Make sure the middle spray arm has not fallen off. If it continues try moving the rack to the higher or lower position and see if this helps

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