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Water leaking from under washer

Water leaking from under front of washer. It seems to be the plastic seal that goes around the drum is wore down and cracked. I did not know if I could order another seal or even if that could be the problem

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  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2009

    water leaking out front of washer

  • Anonymous May 24, 2009

    water leaks from under washer

  • Samuel Charles Spriggs May 11, 2010

    Have you checked the water pump and hoses. Doubt that the seal is the problem. Sounds more like a leaking hose or bad water pump.

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You'll need to open the machine and check for the leaks in the hose connected to the drain pump. Also check if the clamp connecting the drain filter and hose is tight. Also check these things for leaks---

Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace.

Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you'll need to replace it.

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