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Installed dispensing pumps and put feeder tubes in five gallon pails of solution and when we activate dishwasher it leaks. Orginally the unit didn't have pumps installed and solution was added by hand. Dispensing pumps were recently installed but they did not come with instructions of installation, local distributer no help, dishwasher is unuseable at this point because of leaks.

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Ok you say, "and when we activate dishwasher it leaks" (sic) I presume you mean the dispenser leaks? or the pump? or the actual dishwasher?
if you mean the actual dishwasher is leaking, then maybe the door seal, or seal around where tubes enter? if this from is where it is leaking? has been damaged?
Anyway to assist you please find manuals below these will show you what to do.
https://my.hobartcorp.com/resourcecenter/.../F-8193.pdf -

www.webstaurantstore.com/PDF/Hobart%20LXiH.pdf - United States -
above are manuals to download.-

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