Dishwasher is leaking

Last updated 14/03/2022 14:44


  • Small leak from the appliance door
  • Leaks under the dishwasher during use
  • Water comes out of the door at the bottom or front
  • Water below the dishwasher

Applies to

  • Freestanding dishwasher
  • Built-in dishwasher


The Dishwasher could be leaking due to the below:


The Dishwasher is not levelled correctly 

  • Check the appliance is levelled correctly with a spirit level
  • Loosen or tighten the adjustable feet (if applicable)
  • The appliance door is not centred on the tub. Adjust the rear foot (if applicable)


There is a kink, block or disconnection in the pipes

  • Pull the machine out to check all pipes behind the machine are free from kinks or blockages
  • Follow each pipe from dishwasher to tap to ensure there are no disconnections visible and that all seals are dry


There may be a split in the pipe or water seal

  • Pull the machine out to check all pipes behind the machine
  • Follow each pipe to ensure there are no kinks or disconnections visible
  • Check the water seal thoroughly to check for breaks or erosion

For more information on levelling your machine please download your user manual CLICK HERE

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