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Check all of your seals. Wipe your hand all the way around your disposal to check for moisture running down. Pay close attention to the areas where there are seals, like the top where the main gasket is located and the side where your drain connects there are rubber gaskets that can begin to leak. Also check where the dishwasher drain connects if applicable. If all gasketed areas are ruled out than unit itself may be leaking and need to be replaced. I hope this helps.

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