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Kenmore 80 - water leak not from hoses - could it be the pump?

Hi - top loading Kenmore 80 - leaking water DURING the cycle. Looked under the machine and no visible leak from the hoses although the pump (think that's it) has water leaking from it. What is a good way to troubleshoot or get the cover off to troubleshoot? If its the pump, is this best to outsource.

Thanks in advanced to those who can help.

- Glenn

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  • frsigman Dec 13, 2008

    Thanks Ken... It's model number is 110 26832690 Kenmore 80.

  • maura_flynn Jan 11, 2009

    Much easier to access the pump by removing the cabinet in its entirety, which is also much easier than trying to remove the back panel. For instructions, see http://www.applianceaid.com/procedures.h...
    You can examine the pump easily on the front of the washer, below the tub. I have exactly the same problem - no leak from the two hoses attached to the pump. Water is coming out of the seam where the two pieces of the pump were fused together during manufacture. The url above also gives directions for replacing the pump.

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Hi Gleen you probably need to remove the rear cover to expose the in side of machine.
Note if you could post a model number I could tell you for sure what would be the best way get to the pump.

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  • ken67 Dec 14, 2008

    Hi Gleen I looked at the diagram on this model and you should be able to access the pump by removing the rear cover.

    this should be a easy change the water pump is located on the rear of the electric motor held on by two metal clips pop these loos with a screw driver remove hoses with pliers the pump should come off at this point replace in opposite order so if you have any mechanical ability at all you should be able to do this job. Note be sure to disconnect the power and have a couple of towels handy will be some water when disconnecting the pump.

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