(leaking) dishwasher troubleshooter links?

i purchased a stainless AMANA sofsound III dishwasher for $50, model ADW850EAS
needed to reconnect one of those cellophane type wire connectors behind the panel that came loose behind the control panel.
looks great, runs quiet, but is leaking. can't tell if it's coming from the tub or a connection, so tonight i'm going to pull it out and start looking.
are there any good dishwasher leak links anyone can recommend? maybe what to check in what order? i'm also going to grab book at library on way home.
i didn't see what cycle it happened in, was about 10 minutes into the first cycle ever run. my connections (water in and out) are secure.
i don't mind the challenge, i'm sure i can fix it but if anyone has idea of what to start with that'd be great. i also have my old dishwasher i could use for parts if they are compatible.
i felt pretty good about fixing the loose wire in panel - so if i can fix this i'll be feeling great.
thanks in advance!
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i found some links, this should get me started. it's not the door or the water intake valve, so must be in hoses or hose connection, (hopefully), or seal (harder to fix)
http://www.repairclinic.com/0088_9_1.asp#Level1_6
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/dishwasher/diagdishwasher.php
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james wrote:

Hi,
Something that may help... http://www.applianceaid.com/dishleaks.html
jeff. Appliance Repair Aid http://www.applianceaid.com /
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Take off the kick (toe) panel and completely dry the area under the dishwasher. lay a towel down under there and then run a rinse cycle. light up the area under the dishwasher with a bright light and watch for leaks while the rinse cycle runs.
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Just my $0.02 worth. Hope it helps
Gordon Reeder
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update
i did what gordon said above, but better - i put the dishwasher up on two kitchen chairs (the struts on chairs)hooked it up and started her up - with tarp and bucket underneath.
(i could see everything underneath and had flashlight, just like auto mechanic)
and guess what -- nothing leaked. dry as a bone. could easily see the tub ring, three small hose connections: one to the corrugated hose, not sure what the other's did
anyway after two full washes/rinses/dry, still nothing leaked. so i'm guessing when it leaked the first time it run there was some water in a hose, or in a place water collected than more water would cause to overflow - i'm pretty sure the original leak was from the tub, but it was installed so didn't see close. (the DW was also moved sideways)
does this sound like a logical explanation?
i hooked it back up under the counter. looks great, and i'll keep the kick plate off for a while and watch the next few times i run it. i also keep an angle dish tray under DW, so any leaks will flow towards the front so easy to see.
also replaced a couple of the underside hose connections with new radiator clamps, so hopefully i improved it.
it works great too. i'm baffled, but not complaining :)
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