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Leaking washer seems to leak during wash cycle only does not leak during final rinse and spin. leaks on drain pump side and is not the pump water splashes 2/3 of the way up side and back. just recently removed 2 coins out of the recirculate pump. washer was leaking at same time coins in pump now pump is fine but there is a leak

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  • namkcalb Nov 07, 2008

    water leaks on the floor during cycle . sounds like the machine could be retaining water under the tub.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    I have water leaking out of the back of the washer where the Darin Filter cap screws in. The cap does not appear to screw in evenly

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The pumps usually have rubber hoses fitted them and they can deteriorate over time, moreso around the clamps that hold them onto the pump. Also, maybe the pump has been slightly opened via a worn seal. Either way, there may be a risk of fire if any water gets onto the electrical connections of the pump or spray onto any other open electrical connection inside the machine. It would certainly be advisable to have it checked with some urgency.

During the final rinse and spin, I would think the pump may not be used during these cycles.

Hope this helps somewhat.

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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