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There is a puddle of water forming to the left front of my dishwasher. I checked the overfill valve; not it. The puddle forms after the last cycle (steam). What can I check out? Clisten Wells Indianapolis

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  • ckwells1969 Mar 24, 2011

    The model number is DUL200PKB1.



    The serial number is FP1611812.



    Thank you for your response. Will await your further reply.


  • ckwells1969 Mar 24, 2011

    The leak is coming from the right bottom edge of the dishwasher door. Happens during the 2nd rinse cycle. Other than the door seal itself, the only thing I see when I open the door is a plastic shim-like piece on the bottom right side of the door opening. I have not taken the door apart yet; wife doing the dishes!...so I have not ordered the part yet from Sears because I am still not sure where the leak is coming from on the inside. As soon as the cycle ends, I will break into the door and see what I find and let you know. We are set to go on a trip early Fri morning, so unless I can get it fixed this evening, it will be middle of next week before you hear from me again.

    Thanks for help so far. I have some things to do.

    Clisten Wells
    Indianapolis

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If it is the last cycle it is surely the vent....

Using a mirror you will be able to look up into the inner door somewhat and see that the leak is about 6 inches in from the side.

Please post your entire model number and I will be able to show you where this is coming from and how to repair it.

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    Keith Drake Mar 24, 2011

    Here is a parts diagram link for your unit and the area we will be working on.part number 19....vent with seal.

    Click on the link http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdir...



    You will need to take apart the door to access this part.the video link below will show you how to do this. The first 31 seconds of the video.

    Click on the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqt7BNVqk...



    To ensure this is the part that is bad the insulation around the part should be wet/damp.



    But if it only leaks during the last cycle as stated then this will be the issue. Check any other parts that may be connected to it and ensure they all are fitting properly. You can also run the dishwasher without the front panel on and watch for the leak.



    If you require further assistance please post.


  • Keith Drake
    Keith Drake Mar 25, 2011

    Hi Clisten



    If the leak is not happening during the last cycle then it probably is not the vent that is leaking.



    But when the door seal leaks it usually happens when it goes into the wash cycle, when wayer is being thrown up against the door. If you to decide it is the door seal replace the two deflectors on each side also.



    Part number 12 on the parts drawing link posted below.



    Click on the link http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdir...

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