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Water Leak Hi, When I run my washer I notice that water is leaking from somewhere under the washer as evidenced by the pool of water that is on the floor just underneath the washer. It is not coming from the door.

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  • Nanette Nov 01, 2007

    My Duet leaks from the bottom also.  I have the optional pedestal, and the contents of it are dry, but the left side of the washer leaks a significant amount .  The bellows was replaced 4 months ago, and I wash about 2 loads/day.

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I also had this same problem and I had a huge rip in the bellows...

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When the machine has filled TURN THE POWER OFF.then tip the machine back & lean it on the wall, look around for the leak it should be fairly easy to see. It may be the door seal which has split, you should be able to see this be examining the seal with the door open 

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