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Water seaps into washer when turned off

When the machine sits for a day water accumulates inside the washer. We need to run the spin cycle before we can add a new load.
About a quart a day accumulates.

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Sounds like your pump is not getting all the water out during the spin. take off the lower front panel and clean out the filter o n your pump, this fixed mine.

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Shut the water off to the washer when not using it.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

  • Mark Gough Apr 30, 2009

    I wrote that because it has happened to our machine and it was the est way tosolve the problem and save water.

  • Mark Gough May 04, 2009

    I you still have this problem take it to a service center.

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