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My 14 yr old Magic Chef Model DU4K seems to be leaking (it is dripping into the basement just under where the dishwasher is located). it started when the arm at the bottom of the dishwasher did not seem to be moving so my husband took off the bottom "grill" to see if maybe there was something under there preventing it from spinning. It started to leak when he put it all back together (the bottom arm is still not spinning)


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Being 14 years old I dought if spares are still available for this machine personally at 14 I would rather replace the unit if you are not in a possition to replace it you could advise from your local appliance repairs as to weather parts are available and what the cost is of parts for the unit before you decide to possible throw good money after bad (spend money on something that has very possibly seen the end of its life)sorry for the bleek outlook but reality is that old machines such as this seldom are worth repairing.

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