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Kenmore washing machine series 90 is leaking

Kenmore washing machine series 90 leaks water on the floor. do I need to take the back off to check hoses inside the machine?

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Hi MPT,

Don't take the back panel off!!!

Watch this video to learn how to access the machine.


Generally on a Whirlpool built Kenmore like yours, the drain pump has failed and now it's leaking. The pump is right there in front, the big round white thing. It's connected to the motor by 2 clips. It'll be one of two types of pump... this one or this one <----notice the difference in hose connections?

It's easy to replace, just make sure that the machine is completely empty when you remove the hose or have a shop-vac handy when you do.

And don't forget to rate my solution as "FixYa", deal?

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