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I have an eco bubble 7.5kg washer - the rubber ring that seals the front door has a bit missing from it, so the machine isnt water-tight and leaks all over the floor.

My question is: (1) is there some type of repair kit to patch the seal so it doesn't leak, and (2) how easy is it to remove and replace the grey rubber ring?

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SOURCE: metal ring aroound rubber seal fell off.

Start with the spring at the bottom, work the retainer around until the seal starts to pull away from the washer. Now grip the loop that the spring attaches to on the side that isn't in place and open the retainer. Push the retainer in place and release the spring.

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore HE2 Washing Machine Leaking

Have you looked behind the bellow under the folds to make sure there's no rips or tears? The bellow could appear okay on the outside, but still could have a tear somewhere out of plain view. I had this happen to me before.

The inner seal from the bellow to the tub could also be loose now. If you said a garment got stuck and the washer continued through the cycle, this could have loosen the seal where it attaches to the wash tub. You would need to tighten the band clamp around the facing of the tub if this is the case.

A good way in determining where the leak may be coming from is to remove the lower panel under the door. Start a wash cycle and watch to see where the water is coming out.

Now...if the tub seal is loose it may require some disassembly to get to. If you're going to go the route of disassembling the washer front, and have never replaced the bellow before, it probably wouldn't hurt to replace it anyway. My rationale: It's better to disassemble the washer once, rather than possibly having to do it all over again in the near future.

You can get a replacement bellow at searspartsdirect.com. Just type in your model number and look under the "Door and Latch Parts" section for item number 1 (part #8540952). It only costs about $32.

If you need instructions on how to replace the bellow, just go to my profile and look under my "Tips and Tricks". There is a write I posted there giving step-by-step instructions. If you cannot find it, or have any further questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps answer some of your questions.

Posted on May 04, 2008

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SOURCE: front load washer leak

This could be the rubber seal or the door lock. If the door lock is not pulling it tightly closed then it needs to be replaced. Check the seal really closely and make sure there are not cracks and it does not look deformed

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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Open your wall faucet to full pressure to stop the drip. If this does not work simply change the inlet valve of the machine which is at the top, where the water enters the machine. You can do it yourself. And rate me plz if helped.

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Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: BOSCH: How to replace rubber seal (boot) of front loading washer

remove soap draw take screw out lower right.
remove boottom panel screw in filter flap push to the right panel comes off undo 2 x screw,take front lip off door seal off 2 screw from door interlock then front panel will come off you will beable to whole seal and spring cilp
slightly longer but easy you can see what you are doing.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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