Question about Amana NAV8805EWW 3.3 Cu. Ft. Elustra Tub Washer

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I own a Large capacity,, 5 years old, amana,, washing machine.. (commericial size)reads..on machine..Problem::: The Tub has a (hair line crack) in it,, near the base... and leaks water from it...when water is but into the Tub.. (Stanless Steel)...Options: 1. can I seal it with a sealer compound..or glue... if so please advise which kind.. 2. Replace outer Tub..

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Stop drill the crack then apply some jb weld.Make sure and clean area real good before applying jb weld.

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A good marine type silicone sealant (like what you might use on boats) might buy you some time. However, with the vibration of the machine and the torque applied to the tub when the transmission and drive motor engage to spin will only make the crack worse over time. Sorry, but you might want to think about replacing the tub.

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