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Kenmore 80 series

Leaking water during the spin cycle...all hoses dry...coming from the bottom somwhere......has done once with no problems for 2 or so years, did again today

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  • ecusigma4 Jan 04, 2009

    thx...should i go back to sears and secure a repairman???...washer will be 5 years old this summer...thx again

  • ecusigma4 Jan 04, 2009

    will do....how about hoses being clogged/backed up...would that cause leaking?....although visually all hoses were dry...and thx again

  • ecusigma4 Jan 04, 2009

    so the tub receives the overflow of water when the washer goes into the spin cycle??......from washer to tub out pipes...correct?

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    leaks from bottom black water, not from hoses , from plastic part that spins

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    leaks from bottom black water,not from hoses , from plastic part that spins

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Check for corrosion or cracks on the outer tub.that might be the only problem.good luck.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

  • Suresh Thrithandam Venkata Lakshmi Narayana

    yes,i guess you should if that is the problem.checking out the outer tub wall might require some disassembling.
    please do rate my answer.thank you.all the best.


  • Suresh Thrithandam Venkata Lakshmi Narayana

    thanks for the rating.hoses clogging wont get any water out.i guess it s a clear case of corrosion on the tub.

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