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My brand new still in the box dishwasher was leaking in my truck and now is leaking on my kitchen floor. Is this normal?

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No, this is not normal. Sometimes a unit gets frozen (cold) and cracks plastic. Sometimes a hose gets pulled off.
The amount of water allowed to leak needs to be zero.

Pull the unit, get lots of light, mirrors possibly, and find what is leaking... Once you identify where the water is coming from, you will know how to proceed.

Zero water leaks.

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