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Leaking....front door won't close

My front loader door won't stay closed, it keeps leaking water all over the floor..it is leaking from underneath the door when it is closed and then "pop" the door opens and the water pours out. Help? k

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  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    the washer drum is leaking from the seam and from the front when draining/spinning. What needs to be done to keep it from damaging my floor?

  • KindaHandy May 14, 2008

    i have the leaky door too. I don't think it is the boot- I think it's the door mechanism that isn't holding the door tightly shut. Probably cuz I crammed a large load in recently... grrr.... ANyone know how to get to the mechanism?

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Carefully look at the door gasket to see if any irregularity in seal. Could be problem with door seal; or you could easily change door mechanism thru a spare part shop quoting your model and spare-part No or "door mechanism"

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