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Water leak I have noticed a water leak on the floor under my washer had a service man in who claims it is the water pump leaking also states do not have repair part(pump) has anyone else had this problem. If so what may be cause and I live in Marietta Georgia if pump is needed where can I obtain one Thanks for your help

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We replaced our pump motor about a year ago it cost about $65.00 Couldnt find a repair center in Portland Or. area, did it ourselves. Fairly easy. We ordered the part from the appliance center where we purchased about 10years earlier

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Re: water leak

Can you send me the model number of the unit. We own a washer and dryer service business in Marietta as well, we may be able to get our hands on a place that can get them for you. Let me know and I will see what I can find, at least a number to call. In fact, try this link out: They may have it what your looking for. If not, let me know. Thanks!!!!! Jim

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I have a fisher and paykel washing machine.Its started leaking under the machine when its do the rinse.

The leak could be from:
  • the pump
  • one of the hoses that attaches to the pump system

It is likely to be the pump. However, to verify where the leak is coming from do the following:
  1. Make sure the washer is empty of excess water. (Run the Spin cycle, if not sure.)
  2. Unplug the washer.
  3. Turn off the hot and cold water supply taps.
  4. Disconnect the hot and cold water supply lines.
  5. Pull the washer away from the wall a couple feet.
  6. Have a helper tip the washer back toward the wall and hold it up securely for you!
  7. Get down on the floor with a flashlight and look up underneath the washer for the pump. It will have a small fan blade as well as wiring and water tubing going to it.
  8. If you see signs of rust or water drops on the pump, the pump impeller shaft seal is probably leaking. Order a new pump and install it. It takes no tools and about 20 minutes as follows...

  1. Get a roll of paper towels.
  2. Make sure the washer is empty as above.
  3. Unplug the washer.
  4. Turn off hot and cold taps.
  5. Disconnect hot and cold supply lines.
  6. Pull washer away from the wall a foot or two.
  7. Tip the washer back toward the wall.
  8. Have a strong, reliable helper hold the washer in that position -- firmly against the wall.
  9. Get down on the floor. Lie on your back and put your head and arm under the washer (that's why you need a good helper!).
  10. Unplug the electrical wiring to the pump. (The GWL11 has 2 wiring connectors.)
  11. Slide a shallow plastic dishpan under the pump to catch any water.
  12. Find and bend back slightly (don't break it!) the plastic retaining latch that holds the pump in place.
  13. Rotate the pump counter-clockwise about 60 degrees, until it comes free.
  14. Note the angle/position of the pump as you pull it free. This is the same angle/position you'll use when you put in the new one.
  15. Have your helper clean up any excess water that ran onto the floor.
  16. Install the new pump.
  17. Have your helper lower the washer to the floor.
  18. Reconnect the washer to the hot and cold water supplies.
  19. Open the hot and cold taps.
  20. Plug in the washer.
  21. Test the washer with no clothes in it.
BTW - Cleaning all dust out from under the washer a couple times a year should help prevent pump squealing and leaking in the future.

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My whirlpool ultimate care 2 washer was leaking underneath while running, I removed the back panel and dropped the drain hose to the floor and extended it out the door to the yard and while filling the tub...

The drain hose must be at least level with the top of the actual tub in the washer. The water pump is only bad if it is leaking. If it is leaking from the front you either have a cracked outer tub, but it sounds like your water pump, easy to change out just get the model # and order it through an appliance parts distributor. The cost is about 40 to 50 bucks. good luck!

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Washer leaking water while spinning

Check the drain hose where it leaves the machine, if the square section of it is not in the plastic housing it will cut on the cabinet, if this has happened replace the hose they are difficult to repair, Other possibilities, pump is leaking, and check that the inlet hoses are not leaking and have washers in every connection.

Apr 19, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

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Water leaked from bottom of washer

Check the pump right where the motor shaft goes into it. The pump seal can leak right there and the water drips directly onto the floor. It will continue to run out after the cycle till the remaining water drains out of the tub and drain hose.

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My Whirlpool ultimate care is leaking under,I did check the hoses and they are okey. What could be the problem?.

Can you describe where the leak may becoming from? For example, near the front, from under the washer, or near the back.

If you notice a pool of water coming from under the washer near the FRONT, this is commonly caused by a leaking water pump. Since these pumps are sealed units and are considered non-serviceable, it must be replaced. They cannot be resealed or "fixed".

If the leak appears to be leaking from under the washer near the CENTER of the tub, either the tub seal is leaking or the air dome hose may have come loose. If the tub seal is leaking, it also must be replaced. If the air dome hose comes loose, however, the washer will never fill up all the way and will continuously run. This will cause a flood rather than a drip.

If the leak is coming from the REAR of the washer, this can be caused by cracked fill hoses, loose fill hose connections, a leaking drain hose, or a fill valve hose leaking.

Since you said you checked your hoses, I suspect a water pump, or something loose. Can you please confirm your symptoms and let me know?

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Water leaking onto floor from under washing machine

first off check for punctures in hoses,
a leaking pump (common issue, youll see water dripping from pump area)
search you tube for whirpool washer repair, for simple instruction for removing hte outer cabinet

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Amana washer leaking.

Have your husband disconnect the power and water lines, pull the washer out and tip it back so he can check the hose connections to the water drain pump in the bottom of the washer. That pump should have two hose connections. In older machines, it is entirely possible that a hose has either come loose or cracked. If the hoses appear fine, check the pump itself for possible cracks. If all looks well, check the hose clamps for tightness.

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GE WJSR 1070A Leaking

It sounds like you have a leaking pump. The pump is easy to replace:
#1 Use a shop vac and pull all the water out of the drain line. This will keep you from having to clean up about 1 gallon of water off of the floor.
#2 Lift the front of the machine enough for you to get under and see.the pump just inside the front of the washer.
#3 Lift the 2 retaining clips off of the pump. This will allow you to pull the pump off of the motor.
#4 Remove the 2 clamps off of the hoses.
#5 Install the new pump into the hoses, and reinstall the clamps.
#6 With the retaining clips installed into the motor housing, install the pump.
#7 Attach the retaining clips, and set the washer back on the ground.

You have now replaced the washer pump.

If you have any questions, let me know

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Top Load Maytag Neptune Washer

hello i am a appliance repair man. do you was a lot of sandy cloths? what is happened is your seals are bad on the washer. i bet the sales men told you when you bought it that you could fill it plum full. its not true. i have seen this machine in and out of my shop so many times its not funny. by the way if you do fix it please put a surge protector on your machine. trust me it will save you more headaches. if you have any more questions feel free to email me at next time you buy an appliance call a repair man and ask them what kind of problems that the appliance has first.

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