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Kenmore HE3 will not HOLD water, drips out into the pedestal

I have a Kenmore HE3 front loader washer and it will not hold water almost immediately during operation it leaks the water out into the pedestal.

Drum seal? Hose?

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  • jmonops Jan 01, 2009

    It is a front loader am I taking off the pedestal front or the machine? 

  • Anonymous Mar 08, 2009

    on my washer when I would start it water would leak out from under it as soon as it started.I removed back panel and when it was filling I found a small hose on the left side near back had a hole in it and that was were the water was comeing from. the tube went to a small pressure switch that told the washer when it had enough water .was real easy fix about 2$

  • Phog67 May 17, 2009

    I have a Kenmore He3t and it leaks out the bottom while filling. We have to stuff a towel on the left side to soak up water. The post that offered a potential solution is much appreciated. I'm going to look at the hose in the back while it's filling and see if that's where the leak is. Any other suggestions just in case it's not the hose?

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Check to see if there are any rips in the door seal,then take the bottom of the washer off you will see 3 screws holding it on. see if the water is coming out of the pump that is right behind the panel that you took off.

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