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Leaking from top dishdrawer when closed

When operating my Fisher & Paykel dishdrawer after i have closed the top drawer and it starts its cycle it leaks almost from everywhere. I suspect the top has not closed on the unit but i did'nt know if this was a known problem and if it can be 'owner rectified' as call out charges for these babies is huge!

Any advice greatly received

thanks in advance

Chris wall

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I realize this is an old question but for anyone else looking for an answer to this - yes, this can be owner rectified if you don't mind a bit of fiddly work in confined space. I fixed the lid on my to drawer about a year ago and works fine so far. I can't remember exactly now but what i did was to remove the drawer to access the comparment and exposed the plastic actuator mechanisms which lower the lid. If i remember correctly it was the little motors which operate the actuators that needed servicing, cleaning if i recall. What i suspect is that once a flooding condition occurs as a result of a protruding object blocking the closing of the lid the motors get dirty and stop working thus perpetuating the problem.
ps. the trick to removing the drawer is to push in the plastic clips which secure the sliding rails
hth

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