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Bosch dishwasher adjustment

I have a bosch 5316 dishwasher that spits water out of the pan at the front. It is level; I've even tried tipping it a bit to the back but it still, most times, spits a few tbsp of water out when the pump starts up. There is an adjustment of some type at the front, behind the bottom cover; a blach rod under up and down arrows. Is this a level adjustment?

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  • douglas smith May 11, 2010

    leakage of water unlikely to be due to appliance being out of level.

    check if it is overfilling and get back to me if you want


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I think I've got it. Even if it is tipped back as far as it can, it still spits out some water when the pump starts up. With the door skin off, I could watch to see where the leak was coming from. It turned out that the insulation on the door skin was lifting the bottom seal off of the pan at the front when the door was opened and closed a few times. I cleaned the rubber and steel well and used a silicone sealant to hold the seal in place. I also covered the lower front of the inner door and the front of the pan with a piece of plastic to keep the skin insulation out of contact with the seal. So far so good!!

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Yes try tuning it to the level you need i had the same problem myself.

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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