Dishwasher leaking at bottom-Seal deteriorating.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dishwasher

ModelPWD7800

Level of DifficultyDifficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance1 - 4 years

Tools Screw drivers

Connie From Turlock, CA

Jul 02, 2008

12 out of 18 people found this instruction helpful

The seal slides out to the side, but the diswasher had to be pulled out from the counter and the entire door had to be taken apart to do this because the hinge was in the way. In taking apart the door, we opened the front panel by taking out the screws along the sides and disconnected the computer connections. After loosening the hinge, we were able to slide the old seal out and the new seal in. When putting the door back together, it was difficult to reconnect the computer connections while holding up the door front, as these ribbon wires were quite short. We did get it back together and working except that the connection to the display light now doesn't work because it probably became disconnected as we put together the door. Also, the door now is not completely level when open making the bottom tray slide in. This is probably because we got the springs too tight. These things can be fixed, but will wait for another day.

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