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Leaking water coming from underneath washer, after water fills. draining, and spinning fine, just leaking water all over the place.

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    top load frigidaire model number glws1233as2

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Ok there are 2 screws that hold the front panel on. they are at the bottom. take them off then take the panel you can see inside. ckeck hoses.be carefull if you run the machine there is a gearcase that spins if you hit it while its running you can break your arm.

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Frigidaire top loader drains water from underneath


You may have a split in a outlet pipe or a pipe has come off. If it's only leaking when it is emptying I would suggest it's probably a pipe after the pump and one that is higher then the level of water that is in the machine as otherwise the water would siphon out all the time.
Has the outlet hose been extended and have a coupling where it joins?

Dec 28, 2012 | Frigidaire FWS833A Top Load Washer

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Leaks from underneath


see this causes and fix it. God bless you
Drain Pump If the washer is leaking water the drain pump might have a hole or crack. Or, the bearings might be worn out. Replace the drain pump if it is leaking water, they're not repairable.

Tub Seal and Bearing Kit If the washer is leaking water the tub seal and bearing might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal and bearing can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.
Tub Seal Kit If the washer is leaking water the tub seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal kit can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.

Tub Spin Seal If the washer is leaking water the tub spin seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub spin seal can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.
Tub Seal If the washer is leaking water the tub seal might have a tear or rip and is letting water leak past. The tub seal can be replaced. This is common and relatively easy to replace.

Tub to Pump Hose If the washer is leaking water the hose from the tub to the pump might be split or torn. Don't try to cut off the bad piece of hose and stretch it to fit the pump, this will put strain on the remainder of the hose and may cause a sudden and complete failure of the hose which will dump potentially hundreds or thousands of gallons of water onto the floor because the next time the washer tries to fill all of the water will end up on the floor and so the washer will never shut off the valve. Any time there is a damaged hose, replace it completely with the OEM part.

Washing Machine Fill Hose If the washer is leaking water, check the fill hoses on the back of the washer, this is the most common place for water to leak. If the washer still has the original black rubber fill hoses replace them with stainless steel or some other, more durable hose.

Drain Hose If the washer is leaking water check the drain hose. The most common places for the hose to spring a leak is from the connection to the pump out to the back of the washer. Another common occurrence is when the washer gets pushed too far back against the wall.
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Sep 30, 2012 | Kenmore Elite Washing Machines

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Our Bosch washer leaks but only during the spin cycle.It is a Classixx.


Try cleaning the detergent draw somtimes this can cause water to spill out and ofcourse check the filter and exit pipe :)

Hope this helps
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Fisher Paykel GW52-F washer, leaking, but when taking the back off and partially filling with a bucket to test no sign of internal leaking, suspect water coming over the top, any suggestions?


Real good chance it is a split in the flexible hose from the bowl to the pump. When machine is working, the split opens and closes, but when not operating it can be closed up enough to prevent seeing it leaking.

Dec 01, 2009 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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Washer will not drain or spin with pipe in specific washer drain but will if placed in the sink We have moved house and the new house has the usual pipework behind the washer. The machine will fill and...


Hi.

ok Did you say the drain hose was placed on a spiggot underneath the sink???

the appliance is obviously working as you have tried the drain hose in the sink.

You may find, if you unscrew the drain spiggot, there is a blanking cap. your previous owners put this in place to stop a huge water leak when using the sink

remove cap, refit hose and it should work ok.
Please let me know if I was right?

regards
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Leaks water...check the pump first. The fill valve and hoses may be the next step. See how to take apart info. With the use of plastic drain hoses on many machines today, this has become a common leak trouble maker. The drain hose can rub the wall or a pipe and this will rub a hole in the drain hose.
 
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Washer fills up fine but doesn't start to wash...


if it doesn't agitate, spin, or even drain, then you most likely have a belt that is off. Of course, now that you have a washer full of water, it is going to be diffficult to tilt back and change the belt, so you might want to get a shop vac and **** the water out through the drain hose first.

With most of the water out, you should be able to tilt the machine back and see what went wrong. I believe on Frigidares the belt is underneath.

Mar 08, 2009 | Frigidaire GLWS1233A Top Load Washer

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Washer leaking water from bottom


looks like you have to replace the RUBBER SEAL thats inside the tub at the center post , try this , remove the panel so you can see inside , put the washer to fill w/ water , and watch closely underneath the tub wheres the transmision is connected , and watch for LEAKS . hope this info helps

Apr 22, 2008 | GE WBSR3140DW Top Load Washer

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Leaking Machine from underneath


It leaksYour washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs: 

During fill only
During drain and spin only
All the time

During fill only
If the washer leaks only during the fill cycle, check these:

Air-gap device -The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the wash water from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located either mid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from the water-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of the air-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.


The tube -There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either the air-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak. 


Inlet spout -Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub that directs the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of its mounting, it can cause a leak. 



During drain and spin only
A washer that leaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose. Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be most visible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details. 


All the time
If the washer leaks all the time, check these:

Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician. 


Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you need to replace it. 


Outer tub - Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

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