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Whirlpool WDT705PAKZ0 leaks

Mar 23, 2023
Model Number
1-5 years
Photo for reference:

Video for reference: (leak starts at about 1:02): https://streamable.com/rcral1

My Whirlpool dishwasher leaks about one minute into the cycle for about 10 seconds then stops. The leak appears to be coming from the front of the machine, as you can see in the photo. It's not a ton of water, but it sure is annoying.

This doesn't happen every time I run the machine, but about 50% of the time. I've considered different variables and I'm not recognizing any patterns. It's likely not due to : amount of dishes loaded, type of detergent used, or use of a rinse aid. Before I run the machine I make sure there is no existing water on the bottom of the inside. There are no obstructions.

Has anyone had a similar problem or ideas on a possible solution? The machine is not under warranty anymore and I'd prefer not to call an appliance repair or handy-person quite yet. Thank you!
Usually its the lower spray arm that cracks, then starts leaking water out the door. Have you checked your lower spray arm for cracks in it?

Here's the lower spray arm for your model:
WPW10491331 Arm-Spray

If no cracks in the lower spray arm, check to make sure the Pump Housing (Sump Cover) is not cracked or broken and its snapped into place properly.

Here's the Pump Housing (Sump Cover) for your model(Video Included in part link):
Pump Housing WPW10455271

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