older dishwasher leaking a bit out the front

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by qkrinkle, Jul 14, 2006.

  1. qkrinkle

    qkrinkle New Member

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    my older dishwasher has started leaking a small amount of water out the front/bottom when it cycles.

    is something blocked? can i fix this myself?

    thanks!
  2. Cass

    Cass Plumber

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    The first thing I would check is the door seal. Look at the bottom and bottom corners of the seal for cracks or rips.
  3. Mikey

    Mikey Aspiring Old Fart, EE, computer & networking geek

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    I had an old Hotpoint that did that. The seal had just wandered a bit in it's groove. I tugged it back where it belonged and it worked OK.
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