I was given a relatively new dishwasher last week. I'd never replaced one before, but was told it's pretty easy. After doing it, it's not bad and shoulda been a lot easier. I pulled the old unit and realized the fittings on the new one wouldn't match with the plumbing in my house. A two hour trip to town and visits to multiple hardware stores got me an adapter. Got the adapter home and it wouldn't thread on. By that time, the guy across the road was home. He runs a plumbing business. He sent me home with a fist full of parts that did the trick. After running the dishwasher a couple of times, it produced a few drips on the left side. So I pulled it out again this morning and found that steam is coming out of the side of the frame at the water inlet at two different times during the cycle. My old dishwasher was the original from when the house was built in 1990. It was ugly, it was loud, and the hinges were about shot. But it never leaked. This new, free appliance is becoming a pain in the arse.