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Kitchenaid dishwasher leaking from door

Replaced gasket around door,replaced flange on bottom of door,caulked around dispenser(detergent)

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Check the screws on the pump cover under the lower spray arm (the spray arm is easy to remove, the screws are torx - maybe a torx 10 or 15, so a regular screwdriver wont work). They come loose on ours every 6-12 months and spray water at the door, causing it to leak all over our wood floor. I routinely tighten those screws now before they come loose enough to cause the problem.

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Remove the outer door panel close door and see where the water is comong from look at the round vent in the door area

Posted on Apr 30, 2008

  • volkag Sep 18, 2010

    Didn't look to close around the round vent, but did put a new tube seal, and the plastic strip at the bottom of the door and today a new soap dispenser as it looked like some soap suds and maybe leaked some, but it looked like water was coming down under the latch?? That seems impossible to get water their if the door seal works and it seems to be in the **** of the tube all up the sides across the top?

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