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My washer, while draining, leaks from the bottom.

My washer, fills and agitates properly. However, when it begins to drain the water leaks out of the bottom. It's not a fast leak, but the majority of the water drains on the floor and not down the proper drain.

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  • Anonymous Feb 04, 2009

    I can't see anywhere it came from the back of the machine. It is
    eitherinside or the bottom. This the second time this has happened. The
    firsttime I thought it was because I did a lot of towels. Tonight I ran
    itempy and it did it again. I washed a lot of clothes since the
    firsttime and out of the blue it did it again. Help!!

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    when the washer goes to spin out and drain it leaks on the floor

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    washer doesn't drain properly

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Washer fills with water then leaks from bottom but if turned off no leaking occurs

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    washer begins leaking immediately upon start

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Leaks at bottom



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Remove the panel to observe the drain hoses while machine is in use. using a flashlight, locate the hose that you see leaking.

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