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Leaking when entering the Rinse/spin cycle

Having a problem with overflow on the spin cycle. All is ok until it goes to rinse/spin. I thought it was a leaking hose, but the machine is overflowing water through the top of the Basket. I took a peak through the side of the machine, and water is being forced out through the top of the basket. Is it something that is clogged? It is 3 years old. Thanks in advance

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Re: Leaking when entering the Rinse/spin cycle

What is happening is the pump is not pumping the water fast enough. your washer sounds like its a frididaire built washer. there should be a pause where the washer just stops and drains, then go into the spin cycle. so if there is water in the tub and the washer spins it will splash out from the top of the wash tub. you need to make sure the drain is clear, the drain hose is not blocked or kinked, and that the pump is functioning properly. your unit has a electric pump and even though you might hear it running the impellor my be damaged and able to pump the water fast could be as simple as removing the hose from the bottom of the tub that go's to the pump and removing a sock that found its way in. or just a bad pump. its a simple job to replace get to the pump remove the 2 screws on the bottom of the front panel tilt the washer back a little and slide the panel down. you wil see the pump on the lower left. so check all the things i listed and you should find the problem..Id check the pump first it most likley the problem. good luck

Posted on Aug 04, 2007

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