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Water leaking out front of maytag washer

We have a front loader maytag neptune and water is leaking out the bottom of the door on the front. There appears to be no break in the seal and no obstruction in the hose. Any ideas? i have a neptune washer and water pours out of soap dispenser and floods floor and it seems it is coming out of bottom of door also?? help????

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    water pours out of soap dispenser after starting cycle

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Check the hose connected to soap dispenser it may be clogged which is
causing the water over flow out the washer ......


Good luck..

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• Make sure door is firmly closed.
• Make sure hose connections are tight.
• Make sure end of drain hose is correctly inserted and secured to drain facility.
• Avoid overloading.
• Use high efficiency detergent to prevent over-sudsing.

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When the door is closed you need to make sure that the door is tight against the face if not the door does have a adjustment on it that you can adjust the door so it will properly seal also inspect the seal and make sure that it is good condition flat spots on the door seal will cause it to leak best regards mike

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Hi try to Plug off the machine form wall. Open up behind the machine, you will find a thin rubber tube going from the pressure switch near control panel to the pump and exit area..... remove this tube from the top & blow into it, it should be free from any blockage or damage, refit. This tube regulates the water level and switch. If its found to be damaged, replace it and that will work out for u...

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Check that is not comi,ng from the door seal or from underneath.

Posted on Feb 17, 2009

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    Ginko Feb 17, 2009

    Try to understand if the water is coming from the door seal. Spread some liquid soap on the door gasket and see if water is coming out from there.

    If water is coming from underneath, check the hose assembly and the drain pump.

    Additionally the joint to the inlet valve, and the inlet valve itself can leak.




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    Ginko Feb 17, 2009

    If water comes out of the disenser, then the machine is overfilling , replace the water level switch, also known as membrane switch.

    enter model number here to find part and schematics.


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