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The Dishwasher is suddenly leaking heavily through the bottom of the door.

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  • richard_f722 Aug 04, 2010

    My Maytag Built is Dishwasher Model MD86000AWB suddenly is leaking profusely through the bottom corners of the door. I removed any debris from the drain. I removed the foot panels below the door and ran a cycle. Continues to leak at the door. The drain seems to be ok since all water drains properly at the end of the cycle. It appears that the water level is to high during the cycle. I checked a round object on the lower left front of the dishwasher. Not sure if it is a float but it appears to hit a switch in the bottom of the machine. Not sure if is working or not or its function.

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Take the bottom moving tray out then close door and see if leaking is still taking place. If so make sure the door is properly closed, then set machine to drain position. If water does not drain, clear the problem in the drain pump then retry. If pump is good, set program to start washing from the beginning.. Note if washing motor activates once water is in tub. Normally, water comes out of door if it has been forced open excessively by whatever manner, or if one of the two other components mentioned are defective.

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  • richard_f722 Aug 04, 2010

    The drain appears to be working. I cleared any debris. I removed the lower kick panel to check the bottom of the machine and there is no leaking. Water drained properly when The wash cycle completed. The leak is in the door. There is a round knob type thing in the front left ... maybe a float. I checked it out and it presses against a switch in the bottom front of the washer.
    Not sure if is defective or not. I played with that to see if it affects the water levels. The water level seemed high during the cycle. Could it be the door gasket or is the water level too high during the cycle forcing leakage around the lower door?

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