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The spongee seal at the bottom of the dishwasher door is leaking. How can I fix it?

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6. Place the new seal on a flat surface and measure from the bottom of the seal, (See Figure
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will give you a guide when installing seal into the inner door panel.
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8. Line up the seal along the bottom of the inner door panel and start from the right side, push
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