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WHY is water leaking under the unit. It's not the supply hoses.

.Why is water leaking from under my washing machine?

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    I have the same problem but it leaks some time when the temp of the laundry room drops below 60 F. Anyone knows why that happens please let me know. Thanks

  • santosh_gaut Jan 21, 2009

    MY WASHING IS LEAKAGEBY DRAIN PIPE IF DRAIN PIPE IS CLOSED .

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Pump seals are bad

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