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After cleaning out the crud accumulated in the dishwasher, I forgot to put back the round silver piece on the bottom when I was rinsing it out. :O Then we got an F1 error code. Figured out how to remove the bottom drawer and dry it out. The code went away, but after two quick test runs of the top drawer, water is leaking into the bottom drawer and onto the floor. Clearly, I caused the problem. What would could be causing the leak? What should we check next?

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  • Gabrielle Mar 28, 2011

    I will check! Still, it shouldn't leak if we left it out, should it?



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The position of the dishes tray in the drawer , make sure that the spray arm not tuching it wile it spin

Posted on Mar 28, 2011

  • Gabrielle Mar 28, 2011

    We ran it both with and without dishes. No dishes were touching the spray arm. It flooded both times. Thanks though!

    911 SERVICE TODAY Mar 28, 2011

    no not the dishes the dishes tray there is a part of it on the left side that if it not put right the spray arm will tuch it



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