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Location of a water leak from your automatic

A good way to indicate where a water leak is coming from is to put an old Newspaper under the machine this will show instantly at what area the water is leaking from saving repair time........

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Water is leaking under the machine during the cycle. The hoses are tight so its not leaking there. Thanks. Ami McCarty


could be the pump/or rip on front door boot seal both common faults....Put a newspaper under at the front this will help in location of leak..Thinks pump is on front R/H side....

Apr 04, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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When discharging water during spin cycle, water leaks out from under front of machine


sounds like the pump seal has gone in which case needs a new pump. Put a newspaper under it this helps to see exactly where the leak is coming from .......good luck

Feb 27, 2011 | Frigidaire Affinity ATF7000E Front Load...

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periodic water leaking from Kenmore Elite K701


hello Adrian. I am suspicious that the standing drain pipe behind your machine may sometimes over flow. To find out, pack some dry newspaper around the drain hose where it enters the drain line behind the machine. If that newspaper gets wet you will know that the drain is sometimes overflowing. If that is the case, snake that drain or force a garden hose down it and run hot water thru it for ten minutes. J.

Jul 05, 2010 | Kenmore 24 in. 17482 / 17484 / 17489...

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Water leaking from the door and front panel of my Duet washer


Check the rubber door seal, sounds like its split which is common after 2-3 years use.
You can find the general area of the leak by placing dry newspaper on a dry floor beneath the machine.

Apr 21, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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