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My hotpoint sdw80 dishwasher leaks water. can u advise what it could be and if is possible to fix easily?

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You need a new inlet valve. Axcessed through bottom panels below door there are screws in the four corners of the upper one. Inlet valve is where the water line meets a plastic body with wires going to it. www3.sears.com for parts.

Posted on Oct 05, 2007

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SOURCE: Hotpoint dishwasher full of water after cycle complete

If the motor is running, the diverter solenoid valve is probably not functioning. It is attached to the pump. With the power off, take the solenoid apart and remove whatever is jamming it. Toothpicks are a favorite as are any large food particle. It may also be bad. Not the problem...you may have a defective timer or your outlet hose is clogged or kinked.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about leaking dishwashers...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4546178-leaking_dishwasher

heatman101

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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On my hotpoint with the lcd screen I took the lcd section out and apart and the pad was sitting slightly out from the contact points so I cleaned it up and fixed back together and could not believe that it was that simple! it worked perfectly and has done since. Its not hard to do I promise. P.s I used to have to bang it to get the buttons to work!!

Posted on Jun 04, 2010

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SOURCE: HOTPOINT AQUARIUS DISHWASHER...FRONT LEAK

Hi,
Here is a tip that I wrote about dishwashers and them leaking.

Leaking Dishwasher

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