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Grease/oil under washer

I'm not sure of the exact model of my GE washer, I know it's an older top loader. There has been a lot of grease/oil stuff under the washer ( it's yellow in color ), and I need to know what this might be, and if it's fixable, or what to check. Help!!!!!

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Re: grease/oil under washer

Hi, there. Get some one to fix that leak ASAP. The lack of oil will ruin your machine's transmission and/or motor. If you've noticed that your machine runs louder than it used to, then ***stop using it*** until you get the leak repaired. I kept using mine and when it stopped working I couldn't get the parts (a transmission) so I have to get a new one.

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