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Dishwasher leaking from screw holes in back - Samsung DW7933LRASR


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#1 Bruce_Dickinson

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Posted Today, 08:39 PM

Leaks coming from screws holes on both sides of Samsung dishwaster near bottom at the back.  (Model = DW7933LRASR).  Pictures are attached.  The screw heads do not sit flush with the plastic.  There's maybe a 1/16" gap when the screw is all the way in.  Maybe washers are missing?

 

The machine is new, still under warranty, but the two Samsung warranty repair service companies in my area have truly terrible reputations.  Smaller service outfits don't want to work on it because they can't get Samsung parts.

 

We just moved in to this (flipped) house.  I don't know who installed the dishwasher or if they might have messed things up.

 

One other thing, in case it's somehow relevant... The screwing mechanism for raising and lowering the third plastic leg in the back middle appears to have been broken.  Nonetheless, the machine is level via a shim beneath the third leg.

 

I feel like I could plug the leaks, but the real problem may be deeper inside?  Should water even be reaching this junction?  I'm clueless in this realm.

 

Thanks very much for your help!

 

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