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The rubber seal around the door came loose...i need another one

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Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about leaking dishwashers...
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Leaking Dishwasher
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4546178-leaking_dishwasher

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Posted on May 15, 2010

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http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576511-door_jam_on_kenmore_elite_and_whirlpool_

If you are referring to the door bellow (gray rubber seal around the perimeter of the door), the following link explains how to reinstall/or replace:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574186-installing_a_door_bellow_on_a_front_load

Sometimes, the bellow clamps can come loose and pop the seal off. If the seal is not damaged it may be reused. If you require replacement parts, you can purchase them from any of the following websites and save a little from retail:

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1. Make sure the bellow is firmly seated all the way around the perimeter of the door frame.

2. Begin inserting the wire hoop into the groove, starting at the twelve o' clock position.

3. Work your way around the four and eight o'clock positions. While maintaining some downward pressure to keep the hoop inserted in the groove, pull the spring apart and snap the wire hoop back in place.

A second set of hands may come in handy to hold the hoop in position to get it reseated. Make sure the wire hoop ends up at the 6 o'clock position when you are complete.

If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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2. Begin inserting the wire hoop into the groove, starting at the twelve o' clock position.

3. Work your way around the four and eight o'clock positions. While maintaining some downward pressure to keep the hoop inserted in the groove, pull the spring apart and snap the wire hoop back in place.

A second set of hands may come in handy to hold the hoop in position to get it reseated. Make sure the wire hoop ends up at the 6 o'clock position when you are complete.

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Disconnect the machine from the power. Open top hatch by removing two screws in the back and sliding top lid back and up to remove.

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