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Whirlpool Duet Sport washer doesn't fill, leaks out the side

I noticed that the washer was leaking out the side and bottom, instead of filling the drum. (Hard not to notice! ;-)  I took out the detergent cup and the water is flowing there, so it's apparently somewhere between the intake and the drum.  Any ideas on how to fix this?  (Preferably quickly and cheaply!  My 13 year old doesn't want to beat the laundry on a flat rock, for some reason...)
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  • cinder750 Feb 16, 2009

    Thanks so much!  I figured that out from a schematic on this site, but how do I get the front panel off?  And will I destroy anything else trying to get it apart?


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YOU MUST CHANGE A HOSE FROM DETERGENT CUP AND DRUM.

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