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Melted rubber gasket, black rubber residue inside dishwasher I had a problem with the latch not connecting and therefore could not turn on the dishwasher. After, two months with Sears repairmen, dishwasher still did not work. I noticed as I put my head into the dishwasher to check on a buildup of residue this black glue all over the inside. Repair man stated it was animal fat. After spending some time looking at the situation under the door and inside I determined it was the gasket. He order me a new one but I can't get the rubber glue out of the tube inside.

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That is because Sears highers nimrods. sorry for the honest answer but it is the truth. Just a tip any time you get a Sears tech in your home and the first thing they do is get on the phone with tech support it's a bad sign that they DO NOT KNOW WHAT THEY ARE DOING.
I notice when there is that black substence inside it is because between the inside of the door they stick this rubber sticky thiing it'ss called a sound absorber and after time they dry up and fall between the door right into the dishwasher. this might be what is happening to you. The only thing that might help you is a heavy duty degresser and/or try 409 it works wonders. also you might want to take the door apart and check inside to see if it is crumbling. if it is remove it. it serves no functional purpose
Just curious did this happen after he repaired you door switch?
if yes this is more than likly what is happening
good luck i hope this helps

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