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Door seal leaked,i replaced it but machine will not drain did the leak do damage

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It is a common fault that the drain fails to work in most machines in a period of time and is the most problematic fault in a washing machine. In all occasions it is important that your observation is most important and so is vital to the identification /rectification and solution. If you have noticed that water has leaked then as the drain hose pump/valve and fittings are located on the underside of the machine it is important that you look for possible leaks here. In some cases the drain hose would be clogged at the drain end to outlet of the house and so there will be back flushing resulting in overflow to the outside. Also the drain pump/valve can be clogged. Now remove the drain hose clamps and remove the drain pump/valve, clean the drain pump/valve, use back flushing to clear off all dirt. Now test using power to see if this works and can be simulated. When refitting, the hose must be tightened properly. If the pump/valve does not work even with power then it must be replaced. If there is intermittent power to the drain valve/pump then the program controller unit is a suspect.

Cleaning a pump: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKjKi50YBpI&NR=1&feature=fvwp

Finally the washer must be placed with a tilt- use a spirit level- so that all water will drain to the outlet port and thereby there is no residual water remaining.

Replacing the pump on a Bosch machine, please check this link for tips:

http://www.espares.co.uk/advice/washing-machines/a/7/1373/how-to-replace-the-pump-on-a-washing-machine-.html

Posted on Jan 17, 2013

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SOURCE: whirlpool duet front loadsher leaks at the bottom of door. how do you replace the seal around the door

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The Whirlpool Duet Washer and why it Leak's. 1) Make sure the Boot(which is the black thing that hook's to your tub and your door) And the ring around it, is tight.Now this Ring,is a Metal Band that keeps the boot on the tub Tight .You can tighten it or loosen it..ifs its loose, then it will leak...Then, there's a Ring around the door as well, Both of these rings are hard to see..so make sure, your really looking good. Now what most people don't thing about is the Main Inlet Tube.On page 18 in the manual.on picture 3.5 it show this source of water that comes into the tub.,this Main Inlet Tube that connect to the Dispenser Assembly,will come loose and will Drip or at times Leak bad,To be able to understand where this is located. First 1) take of the top cover of the washer, 2) take off the front part that hold the door on.That means when you look at your Manual look to pages 31,32,33 and this will tell you how to take off the front of the washer,It's not that hard, to take off,just take your time..and have an extra pair of hands helping you, so it easier and faster.But once you get the front of the waster off,and yes that counts the Electronic display header,That's that button you push to run the washer,,it will pop off after you take a couple of screws out ,after you take the top of the was off..you see them. but back to the MAIN TUBE INLET, this will loosen and water will leak from this now when you replace the boot on this the tube will come loose when trying to put your ring around the boot,you cant tell that its loose becaue you cant see if after installing the boot,i know this dont make any since,but im sure it will if your start to tear it apart..and taking these steps to fix the leak. just make sure that you track the leak,to make sure that this is it...just make sure you take the steps to repair it ..if that means order a new piece then do it. But These Step Will Save you Lots of Time & Money if your Going to play someone to fix it...Here's the Link to the Manual,Just download it and go to the pages i put down ..Might have to copy and paste the address

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Posted on Jan 14, 2008

jsrock516
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SOURCE: Kenmore HE2 Washing Machine Leaking

Have you looked behind the bellow under the folds to make sure there's no rips or tears? The bellow could appear okay on the outside, but still could have a tear somewhere out of plain view. I had this happen to me before.

The inner seal from the bellow to the tub could also be loose now. If you said a garment got stuck and the washer continued through the cycle, this could have loosen the seal where it attaches to the wash tub. You would need to tighten the band clamp around the facing of the tub if this is the case.

A good way in determining where the leak may be coming from is to remove the lower panel under the door. Start a wash cycle and watch to see where the water is coming out.

Now...if the tub seal is loose it may require some disassembly to get to. If you're going to go the route of disassembling the washer front, and have never replaced the bellow before, it probably wouldn't hurt to replace it anyway. My rationale: It's better to disassemble the washer once, rather than possibly having to do it all over again in the near future.

You can get a replacement bellow at searspartsdirect.com. Just type in your model number and look under the "Door and Latch Parts" section for item number 1 (part #8540952). It only costs about $32.

If you need instructions on how to replace the bellow, just go to my profile and look under my "Tips and Tricks". There is a write I posted there giving step-by-step instructions. If you cannot find it, or have any further questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps answer some of your questions.

Posted on May 04, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool 1A-1B Washing Machine door leak

solution fit new door seal,its leaking where door seal meets glass

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

Lumpy816
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SOURCE: I have a Maytag Neptune

For replacing the nuptune boots, I belive these are all of the steps. First, take the 2 phillips screws out of the door hinges. You should be able to lift slightly on the door and pull it towards you to remove it. Also remove the 2 phillips screws straight across from them. This will let your front panel come of (grasp up top and twist slightly to get it off the clips. Lower the front down and you can remove it from the washer and set it aside. Remove the 4 phillips screws from your soap/ fab softner dispenser. Next, remove the 2 5/16 screws that hold the top on to the front of the washer.
To remove the boot, first, pull the front part of the boot towards you. It will actually pull off without much effort. On the bottom (depending on model) there will be a tube at the bottom of the boot that is either stoppered up or connected to a black hose. Squeeze the green clamp to remove the hose if it does have one. To take of the back half of the boot, we're back up top. Lift the top of the machine (you may want someone to hold it or just slide the machine far enough forward the top can stand up by itself). You will see a large spring connected to what looks like a piece of cable coated in clear plastic. Pull the cable towards the front by the spring. It will quickly contract.
Reinstalation time. Take your new boot and install the back half. As you work the boot on, you will see some triangles all the way around to help you line it up correctly. Once it is on, it's time to re-clamp. This is the tough part. Typically what I do, is I make sure the cable is wrapped around the boot from the bottom with the clips at the top. (there is a nice notch for it to fit into) Next I take one side of the spring and attach it to the clip on the cable making sure that the hook side of the spring points up. Now, grab the clip on the cable (without the spring attached) with a pair pf pliers. I use a pair of needle nose pliers to grasp the spring. Now I stretch the two of them together. This will not be easy and the spring will be under some tension. Once the spring is on the clip, lower the lid. (there will be a black wire harness on the right hand side that needs to be tucked back into place for the lid to close properly. Screw the lid down. Re-connect the hose at the bottom of the boot if your machine was equiped with one. Push the front part of your boot back on. Put your door back on the clips where it sits. Lift slightly on the door and swing it closed. Run a test cycle (fill, tumble and drain) while you are standing there to check for leaks. Once you have verified there are no leaks, replace the front panel and your screws. If you run into troubles, message me back.

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

jason0110
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SOURCE: How do i change the door seal on hotpoint ultima wf860

hi this is a ten minute job take your lid off your machine and then take you soap drawer out there are 2 screws in the behind the soap drawer undo these unclip the top board as you look in side the machine and put the fasia in a safe place now you will have two screws on the top of machine from where you just took the facia off and 2 underneath the bottom by removing the plastic kicker plate undo these and open the door to the right you will see 2 screws that hold the interlock in remove these and then remove the band around the door seal normally metal with spring now lift the front of the machine upwards and that will be the front off now unclip the door seal from inside and check for holes if ok soak in bleach over night and rinse in the morning try some descaler to remove and limescale when you use machine again total 10 screws to undo really easy goodluck and please leave feedback

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