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GE WWA7050G. Leak from tub. Looking into back, the water runs over the wiring harness. Unplugged. Looking for troubleshooting suggestions. I had just replaced the pump. Had a leak from a loose c

I don't have a service manual and the user manual isn't much help. I believe there's a seal at the base of the agitator, but the agitator is not easily removeable. The unit seems level. It isn't coming from supply hoses. Shutting everything off, the leak persists until the tub is empty.

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  • jimcarrol55 Jan 07, 2013

    Some further information from the original poster of the problem. I just noticed that the channel that normally pours water out onto the agitator-mounted filter attachment that attaches to the top of the agitator, has become seriously misplaced. Instead of sticking out so it could flow the water onto the perforated fillter, it has retracted back into the rubber flange. I didn't observe this when it was leaking, but I'd bet a lot of water poured outside the tub, running down to leak outside the tub. The flow channel is firmly jammed in there. I think it attaches to one of the black hoses leading from the pump. I'm going to try to see if I can get the washer top off to get a better look. Maybe that gives you guys more ideas. Anyone know off the top of you head how to get the top off? Thanks.

  • jimcarrol55 Jan 10, 2013

    The channel is actually in its proper place. THat's not the source of the leak. The leaking water seems to be coming from between the inner and outer tub. The majority of the water comes from the left rear of the machine. .This is the area where the supply hoses come in. I cannot get to the solenoids. I don't have a service manual and even the user manual just has rough drawings. I tried unclipping the fasteners in front with a putty knife but have no idea how to take the case off.

  • jimcarrol55 Jan 12, 2013

    I got the top of the washer off. The attached photo shows where I observed the leakage. The "inlet hose" sprays water both into the inner tub and between tubs. The water leaks until the inner tub is empty. Any ideas?

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The seal can be replaced, but it is a very complicated process. (1 1/2 hours with 2 trained technicians). First I would check with the manufacture. They will often offer a concession (pay for the repair) if it just out of warranty. (The worst the can do is tell you no) You can tighten all of the bolts all of the way around the tub (If a bolt 3/4 the way to the top is loose, it will still run down and look like it's coming for a different area). Anything else it's a near complete tear down for.

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Remove the hose and bend it in circiles see if yo see any cracks in the hose if you do replace it or if it's long enough cut out the bad part and replace it. Alos clamps wear out ver time so try replacing the clamps too.

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Check the solenoids at the valve. Use a multimeter or ohmmeter to check for continuity. A lack of continuity means a bad solenoid. I'll attach a photo for reference. Hope this helped and best wishes.

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1. Find out where the leak is coming from. Does it leak constantly or during one part of the cycle?
A constant leak means the leak is in the valve where the hoses hook to the washer, the supply valves, or the lines to the washer from the water supply.
The other two options are when the washer is agitating or pumping the water out between cycles.


2. See if it leaks during both cycles and the test there would be to lift the lid just as it starts to drain and wait to see if the water stops leaking.
If it doesn't, then run the drain cycle to see if it gets worse or better.
Results may not be immediate as it would take a few minutes for whatever water there to finish dripping.


3. Wait until the water has been pumped out, lift the lid and check the drip again.
When the location of the leak has been determined, unless the washer has been frozen, most leaks can be fixed without parts and just using hand tools.
If you have an older, top load washer, the back or front will come off so you can observe where the leak is coming from.

WARNING. You are working with a moving, electrically hot machine that could flood.
You must take your time and not put your hand or hair in somewhere that can catch you.
You should not have to get into the upper control center, thus reducing the shock hazard.

4. Before turning the machine on, remove a cover. On some washers, there are two screws on the bottom L & R front corners that take the front panel loose.
Once the screws are removed, the front cover is hinged at the top and you simply pull the bottom away from the machine until it comes un-hooked, and set the cover aside.

There shouldn't be many exposed wires or ends, but a few. Don't touch the terminals or lay something metal in the machine that could fall on the terminals.


5. Take a flashlight, look for obvious leaks or better, water stains around nuts, hose clamps, etc.
Most likely you'll see some water residue here and there and that would be normal as a washer is wet. Look for puddles, long white streaks, calcium deposits.
Most likely, you won't find standing water, but some clues of where you should look when the machine is running.
Unless this leak is so obivous you can see what's wrong, you don't need to start it and you should repair the problem.
Once possible areas have been identified, you should start the machine as if you had a load in it and start to watch for the leak.

WARNING- Make sure you have no tools laying in the machine and you are out of the way. There are spinning parts and live wires once you turn the machine on.
Stay clear, and watch your hair and hands.

Once the machine is full and starts its cycle, look for leaks.
Let the machine do its cycle and as it goes into each part of the cycle, look for the leak.
Once you find a drip, stop the machine by lifting the lid or pulling out on the control knob, and now observe more closely.
Remember, water runs down; where it drips is not necessarily the place of origin.

6 Find the leak and make the needed adjustment (which will be all that is necessary most of the time).
If it is a part you need, get the make, model number and serial number of the washer and call an appliance parts dealer or repair service if you don't think you can repair the problem.



If the washing machine leaks water while it is filling, pull it away from the wall and see if the water drips from the inlet hoses or valves as the unit fills.
If it does, tighten the faucet packing nuts. Then, inspect the hoses and replace them if they have become cracked.
Also look for cracks in the casing of the inlet valves. Unplug the unit and lift the top to better inspect the valves.

Replace any valves that are cracked.

Valves usually crack when the hot water in the house water supply is heated to greater than 170 degrees.
They also crack if the house is left cold during the water and water is not drained from the unit. A cracked inlet nozzle can leak during fill.
The leaking water will drip down the outside of the tub and collect under the unit. Be sure that the hose connected to the inlet nozzle is tightly clamped.
Replace the nozzle if you find cracks in it.

If the leaking occurs at some time during the wash sequence other than when the machine is filling with water, unplug the unit, remove the back panel and examine the parts under the machine.
You can make a closer inspection by tipping the unit over onto it's front or side.

Tighten hose clamps that have become loose. If water is leaking from the pump, replace the pump.

The gasket between the tub and the splash guard may wear out and leak. To check the gasket, lift the top and remove the snubber and splash guard.
Replace a worn gasket. A hole in the bottom of the tub can develop.
If the hole is less than 1/4 inch in diameter, remove the agitator and basket and seal the hole.
If the hole is larger, replace the washing machine or tub.




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