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DOOR GASKET DRAINAGE HOLES

THE GASKET INSIDE THE DOOR (FRONT LOADING) HAS 3 HOLES FOR DRAINAGE.  THERE IS A LOW SPOT IN FRONT OF THE HOLES AND WATER COLLECTS CAUSING MILDEW.  I HAVE BEGUN WIPING THE WATER AWAY WITH PAPER TOWELS BUT WONDERED IF ANYONE ELSE HAS THE SAME PROBLEM AND WHAT THEY HAVE DONE TO RESOLE IT.  THANKS

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  • MarianneCS May 12, 2008

    I have the same problem and wipe the gasket after every load. I also clean the holes occasionally with q tips to get rid of the gunk that builds up in the holes themselves and behind in the gasket.

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This is a poor design. Mine became so stained that I replaced it. Unfortunatly the replacement part is for a newer model and the retrofit is a little different than the original. The seal didn't let the door close all the way and I have to push against it to get it to lock. I am hoping the gasket will loosen up over time. Even with that the drain is a water collector. I spray mine with a mildew product after washes, or leave the door open so it will dry out, and I occasionally wipe it with a rag. I hope Bosch changes their design.

Posted on May 15, 2008

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