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How to Replace a Leaky Dishwasher Door Seal - Hotpoint

A leaky dishwasher usually means that it is suffering from having a perished door seal. Over time, and due to general wear and tear, they can become worn or damaged. However you will be pleased to know that fixing it yourself is relatively straightforward.

This video is going to show you how easy it is to replace the door seal, so don’t worry if you haven’t a clue what to do at the moment - we’ll soon have you knowing what to do in no time!

With our help, you can soon be back to having a dishwasher free from leaking water again in no time.

This video shows an example on how to remove or replace the part on a typical machine, some models may be different but the procedure should be similar.

What You Will Need:

Step 1 - Safety Advice

Safety First! Please ensure that you have disconnected the appliance from the mains before starting any repair.

Caution: Due to the sharp edges exposed we suggest suitable Safety Gloves are worn to help prevent injury when carrying out this repair.

Step 2 - Replace The Door Seal

All you need to do is start by pulling the old door seal away - from all around. You then need to just take the new seal and proceed to feed it in the same way as to how the old one was before.

Keep feeding it in all the way around. Once you have finished you might be left with some excess seal at the end, if this is the case then you can always just trim off any excess with a pair of scissors or a craft knife.

Well there you go, it really is as simple as that! You have been able to replace the door seal on your dishwasher yourself, with a little help from eSpares, and that means that you have saved money by not needing to buy a new appliance.

Time To Clean Your Dishwasher?

If you have noticed that your dishwasher has been left without a good clean for a while, you can show it some loving care and attention by cleaning it with the eSpares Limescale & Detergent remover

This will help maintain the performance of your dishwasher, and protect it from limescale build-up, bad odours and bacteria build-up.

Need To Locate The Correct Door Seal For Your Dishwasher?

Here at eSpares we have a wide range of Door Seals for you to select from.

For more tips and help to diagnosing faults with your appliances you can see the other articles available within our advice centre.

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