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    Dishwasher leaks on fill up

    Asked Dec 4, 2017, 07:52 PM 6 Answers
    Whirlpool gold,W10632081a, a few years old, controls on the top of the door, leaks bad, all of the water on fill up, it is not the fill hose, looks like its coming from somewhere about the center of underside, pleas help if you can, thank you, richard
    follow up, i just dumped about 12 ounces of water in the bottom with it off and the water ran right through, from in the center it looks like

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    ma0641 Posts: 15,616, Reputation: 1010
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    Dec 4, 2017, 09:06 PM
    Does it leak after it is filled? While running? Center would be pump body, gasket or drain line. If only on filling and no other time is is fill line, possibly fill solenoid.
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    tableclocks Posts: 381, Reputation: 2
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    Dec 4, 2017, 09:47 PM
    I just dumped 12 ozs of water in it with it off, the water ran right from in the center some where

    It leaks out while filling as fast as it go in just about it runs out
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    Dec 5, 2017, 07:16 AM
    Hole in bottom, drain hose or pump body has a hole in it. You will need to pull the unit out and look.
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    talaniman Posts: 53,763, Reputation: 10849

    Dec 5, 2017, 06:02 PM
    Well Tableclocks we will need a lot of input to help you, since you will have to pinpoint the site of the leak. If it's sleaking at the top from the buttons when its on, the REPAIRCLINIC site suggests the arm assembly is cracked or loose spraying water to the top of the dishwasher. But if you can get a puddle from pouring water into it when its off, then you may have a faulty sealor other problems.

    Go through these sites and get back with us becaue we can't see or check anything only you can.

    And of course checkout these videos to helpyou find the problem.

    I await to see what you have found and maybe we can go from there.
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    Dec 24, 2017, 09:17 AM
    It was a mouse, he ate the gromet between the motor and punp
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    Dec 24, 2017, 10:45 AM
    Interesting follow up. Rodents are notorious for chewing things. A: Friend found a Beaver had chewed through the rubber diaphragm on his older boat outdrive, sank the boat. B: Couple of years ago, son bought a house and inspection stated large leak in DW. After closing, pulled the DW and found a rat had chewed through the top of the DW when the house was vacant for 9 months. I shaped a piece of aluminum, epoxied it over the hole, pop riveted it on and DW still runs fine. Saved a couple hundred $$. C: Squirrel climbed onto the engine of my dad's LTD. Chewed plug wires, fuel line and other wires. PIA!! I use a Winchester .177 air powered SBCD (selective birth control device).

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