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Uktimate care washing machine leak

I raised the machine up off the ground to see if I could find the leak and it looks like it is coming from the pump. Do I have to change the pump or does it have a gasket that can be changed?

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If you are certain it is the pump that is leaking, then the only solution is to replace the pump, as most pumps on wahers today, are non repairable, and it is usually the shaft seal that is leaking, due to general wear and tear.
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