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I noticed water leaking underneath my dishwasher through the floor joists to my basement. It was a small but steady drip through the joists. I turned off the water to the dishwasher and the leak stopped. I looked inside the dishwasher and there is still some standing water inside the dishwasher, but I cannot see anywhere that water is standing under the dishwasher. I am wondering if the leak is at the pump or at the door? But I see no evidence of the seal leaking.

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This is probably the line that goes from the water inlet valve on the bottom of the dishwasher up to the valve leading into the dishwasher itself. It is probably a black corrugated rubber line. This is an extremely bad design, but the solution is simple and cheap. You will need about 32 inches of 3/8ths inch braided plastic line and two small aircraft clamps. Remove the factory installed line and the pressure clamps hold it to each nipple. Dry the nipple on the inlet valve on the bottom of the dishwasher and the nipple on the valve on the side of the dishwasher. Press the tubing onto one of the nipples. This will require some firm pressure and make sure the tubing completely covers the nipple. Secure this tube with the aircraft clamp and make sure the clamp is tight. Run the tubing to the other nipple and cut the length of tubing so that it fits securely and you allow enough length so that you can secure the tube in the tracks (you'll see how the old tube was mounted and make sure your new line is secured in those same tracks; the line will fit). Secure the end of the tube onto the nipple so that the nipple is completely covered and then secure the aircraft clamp. The braided tube may be a little stiff, but has hot water runs through it, the tube will soften just enough to take on a set. This solution has worked for me and the new tubing will probably outlast the dishwasher itself.

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Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

since you turned off the water, and the leaks stop, it is in the water line feed, up and to the machines water inlet valve. you might have a chance of a defective water valve, also leaking a little...

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