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Maytag mdb8750aws seal failure

I have found this unit to be leaking in the rear lower left corner where the bracket for the support member connects to the exterior of the tub. also its leaking on the front right lower corner. I had to replace the oem flex hose system that was found to have cracked and was leaking during the drain cycle. any suggestions on how to stop it from leaking? It looks like it is spot welded at the seam where the side meets the bottom of the tub

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If im reading thiscorrectly you have a crack in the tub itseslf that scausing the leak??? this is a stainless stee ltank correct??? the only repair for such a problem is replacing the entire tank assy, and dependong on age this part may or may not be available, that being said, i would check to see if you can find you use and care manual, and look up your warr in the outer tub, usually its multi year if not lifetime against manu defects, in which case youll need to contact maytag for the reapir, ive seen them have to change out 10yrold d/w cause they didnt have repacemnet tubs and the warr state dtehy would replace free of charge if occourred, so def. lookl for your manual

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