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Whirlpool front loader WF665/1 spilling water during cycle. Water is leaking from where the powder is deposited into the machine during the filling stage of the washing cycle. The machine will continue its full cycle. Water only leaks at the start. PLEASE HELP!!!

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Ours was blocked. I fixed it here: http://www.fixya.com/support/t12512233-whirlpool_wfs1273bd_leaks_water_from

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That means that the water is leaking from the hows at the back of the detergent drawer.

This is not a difficult fix, however the washing machine must be taken apart to access the detergent hose and find the leak.

Always better to call a technician.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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