Fixing a Dishwasher That is Leaking From A Front Corner

If your dishwasher is leaking from the center bottom of the machine (underneath, right in the middle) then check this blog post.

Dishwashers are notoriously prone to breaking down and leaking water all over the kitchen. Part of being a landlord is learning how to diagnose and troubleshoot some of the most common issues that plague dishwashers.

If your dishwasher is leaking from the bottom of the front door or from both or either corners of the door, keep reading. There is a simple and cheap fix that will save you an expensive service call.

Here is a video of what a corner leak looks like.

Model # FFBD2406NW0A

The issue affects Electrolux, Frigidaire, and Kenmore dishwashers.

Thankfully, the fix is very simple. Purchase and install the Splash Guard Kit.  #154701001

The two plastic ‘shields’ help deflect water from each corner.

It is a little hard to see, but here is one installed. It simply tucks in behind the black door gasket.

No more leaks!  Over time, the shields may break, especially if they in the way of the bottom tub wheels.  Simply replace as needed.

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