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Maytag Washing Machine leak

Leak at top side edge near where hoses connect in back. Suspect intake valve or the connections inside from valve to point where the water goes into the drum. How do I get access to that area?

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Re: Maytag Washing Machine leak

First plug off the wall. Open up the top by unscrewing screws at the back of machine or wherever. Check out the tubes........

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