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How do I get at the drain pump to fix a water leak

The dishwasher has a minor leak from underneath the main cupboard but I cannot get at it. Does anyone know how to dismantle the diswasher in order to get at the parts underneath?

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Would respectfully offer a diverse perspective from DOUBBLEJ34 (Though I do this guardedly since clearly this person is highly skilled and experienced in the world of FIX IT. I mean NO disrespect in my "naive" counterpoint. I would suggest that anyone who wants to try such a repair on a Bosch D/W begin by watching the following video - - repeatedly, if necessary. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&v=FsjE7CTwUIk&NR=1
This video will explain the basics of dismantling a Bosch dishwasher to gain access to the mechanicals. From this video you should also be able to access some other Bosch D/W repair videos.
If you are feeling comfortable at that point, then give it a shot. Otherwise, go with DOUBBLEJ34.
If you decide to try it yourself - - worst case scenario - - The repair technician you wind up calling after surrender will appreciate not having to disconnect or remove the unit - - depending on how far you got.

Alternatively, you got to a fix, re-installed it using a repair part that doubtless cost you less than retail + repair markup, you also saved the repair call & labor cost, and you are now feeling much more skilled in the area of DIY home repair.
" Knowledge is Power."

Know this is long after the question was posted but it might prove useful to others who land here through a search.

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Dont even try call a tech!

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Here is several ideas that will help you
also (fyi) type in search engine how things work and once it opens just enter dishwasher and it will bring you to the dishwasher section ok?
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