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I have Kenmore ELite 630.1630 (made by Bosch) that started to leak from the underside. Not the door seal.

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  • arnor_us May 29, 2011

    Good troubleshooting idea. Thanks

  • arnor_us May 29, 2011

    Thank you. Pulled the dishwasher out and the installers (5 years ago) left a pigtail curl in the drainhose behind the unit. Overtime it cracked and leaked. Now I need to figure out how to remove the drainhose from the unit.

  • arnor_us May 29, 2011

    Hi Daniel,
    I pulled the unit out and the installers had put a nice pigtail curl in the drainhose. Over time, it cracked and started to leak, just as you said, during the drain cycle.

    Will replace the hose. Just trying to figure out how to remove the drainhose from the unti.

    Thank you!!




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More than likely its the pumps head seal at the motor/pump connection,or possibly the drain hose has a wear spot in it but would only leak during the drain cycle,best thing you can do is remove the power and water supply to the unit and remove it to an area where you can tip it over to see where the water leak marks are under there,then sit it up on saw horsesand fill the tub with water manually and if you have an electrical cord,carefully wire it up to operate and then start it and wait to see what cycle and where the water leaks out at

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  • danny Hendrickson May 29, 2011

    thank you and hope it helps,let me know if i can assist further.........daniel

  • danny Hendrickson May 29, 2011

    its simple as bosch has a clip near where it enters the machine,actually easier to replace than most others on the market,bosch has had a bad run of hoses for draining otherwise its a great unit,good luck

  • danny Hendrickson May 29, 2011

    also you do need the pig tail in the drain hose or it can siphon the drain water back into the machine even though theres a check valve located in the drain hose,make sure its a bosch drain hose too,due to the hose diameter is different from most other drain hoses and the hookup to the unit

  • danny Hendrickson May 29, 2011

    i can assist you with the replacement of the drain hose,but when you see the way its connected i believe you will see the ease of replacement



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