07:25PM | 09/30/04
Member Since: 09/29/04
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Kenmore ultrawash dishwasher model# 665-15805891 leaks water from lower right bottom

just behind the door where it joins the main tub. Seems to leak in spurts as if at different times during the cycles. Does not appear to be coming from any defective hose or part but rather from too much in the main tub. Maybe a seal somewhere went bad?Can anyone offer any suggestions? Assistance would be greatly appreciated.Thanks.


09:23PM | 09/30/04
Member Since: 11/11/02
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** Does not appear to be coming from any defective hose or part but rather from too much in the main tub. **

Have you checked to make sure the dishwasher was installed level - from front to back?

Any sign of suds in the dishwasher during a wash?

You might also try to check to make sure the spray arms are able to turn freely. If they were to ever get 'stalled' while pointing at the door, it could result a leak.

Loading dishes incorrectly could also send water spray toward the door which might leak.

One of the mechanisms in the door could allow water to enter it and drip down so it looks like it's coming from between the door. Often water leaks will leave a trail if soap film from their point of origin down to where they become visible.

Lastly, the door seal might be compressed or worn in one area leading to leaks. (there isn't usually one across the bottom of the door though)

Just some possibilities.

Dan O.

The Appliance Information Site

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