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Water leaks under machine

Hello, yesterday I moved my machines about 5 feet from where they were, and then water started leaking out from under the washing machine; I had to turn the water off it get it to stop. It is an Admiral designer series (whatever that means) :-)

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Hi, * Inspect the water supply connections * Inspect the drain hose * Inspect the water pump * Inspect outer tub for cracks or corrosion * Inspect the tub seal * Inspect the tub bearing Pls rate my solution...

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1. Find out where the leak is coming from. Does it leak constantly or during one part of the cycle?
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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.
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3. Wait until the water has been pumped out, lift the lid and check the drip again.
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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.

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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.
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5. Take a flashlight, look for obvious leaks or better, water stains around nuts, hose clamps, etc.
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Once you find a drip, stop the machine by lifting the lid or pulling out on the control knob, and now observe more closely.
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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.
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