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Washer does nothing during rinse then leaks during spin cycle

It seems that the washer works fine until it reaches the rinse cycle. The tub barely spins and the agitator doesn't move. Basically it only soaks the clothes. Then when it starts rinsing, water starts leaking out of it coming out of the sides and front of the washer.....

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  • abjmorin Sep 27, 2008

    But it drains fine just after the initial cycle before it hits the rinse....

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    After the tub fills up and it starts to agitate, water comes out of the flood tube. We've noticed that it's much noisier during the agitating and the water seems to sloshing around much more.

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Washer goes thru all cycles until it gets to spin then codeF51 pops up

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    during tha final rinse cucle it pumps out the water but will no spin the tub. you can move the tub either way and then it seems like the brake is on.

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Hi thanks for the question i would check the drain hose your problem is the washer is not draining check the drain hose thanks the appliance doc

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