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My saniflo tank is leaking from the lid.

The seal was cleaned and re-installed, but continued to leak. A new seal was installed and I still have the same issue, except now it won't leak until after about 20 cycles as opposed to just one with the previous seal.

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Have you looked behind the bellow under the folds to make sure there's no rips or tears? The bellow could appear okay on the outside, but still could have a tear somewhere out of plain view. I had this happen to me before.

The inner seal from the bellow to the tub could also be loose now. If you said a garment got stuck and the washer continued through the cycle, this could have loosen the seal where it attaches to the wash tub. You would need to tighten the band clamp around the facing of the tub if this is the case.

A good way in determining where the leak may be coming from is to remove the lower panel under the door. Start a wash cycle and watch to see where the water is coming out.

Now...if the tub seal is loose it may require some disassembly to get to. If you're going to go the route of disassembling the washer front, and have never replaced the bellow before, it probably wouldn't hurt to replace it anyway. My rationale: It's better to disassemble the washer once, rather than possibly having to do it all over again in the near future.

You can get a replacement bellow at Just type in your model number and look under the "Door and Latch Parts" section for item number 1 (part #8540952). It only costs about $32.

If you need instructions on how to replace the bellow, just go to my profile and look under my "Tips and Tricks". There is a write I posted there giving step-by-step instructions. If you cannot find it, or have any further questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps answer some of your questions.

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SOURCE: leaking from base/side seam of urn

I bought a new urn from ABTECParts USA.

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SOURCE: leaking lower door seal on kitchenaid dishwasher model KUDM25SHWH

check door hinge.

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Your going to have to replace it again, good thing is they completely remodeled the new one.

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SOURCE: I recently had a Saniflo unit replaced after 20


I am not directly familiar with this unit but have worked with others. The bubbling sound at the end of the run does sound odd. My thoughts go towards venting of this discharge pipe; is this properly vented?
Thank you,

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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