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Water leaking from the door of an LG washing machine

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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fanny
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SOURCE: Changed boot but still leaks

Are you sure it is leaking from the boot seal? The water could be leaking from the top or front of the washer and running down along the door. Pull the top off and watch the machine while it fills. Use a torch for better viewing.

Posted on Nov 05, 2007

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SOURCE: Whirlpool 1A-1B Washing Machine door leak

solution fit new door seal,its leaking where door seal meets glass

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

futureloginn
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SOURCE: washing machine is leaking water.

It leaksYour washer can develop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when it occurs: 

During fill only
During drain and spin only
All the time

During fill only
If the washer leaks only during the fill cycle, check these:

Air-gap device -The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the wash water from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located either mid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from the water-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of the air-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.


The tube -There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either the air-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak. 


Inlet spout -Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub that directs the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of its mounting, it can cause a leak. 



During drain and spin only
A washer that leaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose. Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be most visible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details. 


All the time
If the washer leaks all the time, check these:

Hot and cold water fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the household plumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.


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. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician. 


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 need to replace it. 


Outer tub - Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. If this happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

App King
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SOURCE: LG front load washing machine water leaks with heavy loads

If your water is leaking with heavy loads, the first thing you want to check is the gasket (door boot) attached to the tub. Look for holes or rips in the bellows part(where the water settles) and around where it contacts the door. Any nicks or holes will cause leakage. Also, check the glass dome on the door towards the bottom. If it has dirt or hair buildup on it, it will leak with any pressure on the door.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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SOURCE: LG WM2355C water leaking under machine after washing finished.

I had this same problem and it was not the supply connections or filters! Under the machine is a rubber bellows. The bellows had sprung a leak. The part was about $10 from Sears and I repaired it in about 30 minutes. The machine is heavy so be careful. Get a friend to make sure the machine won't rock or tip when you're making the repair.

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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It only wash & don't spin? Then it stops and leak water by the door....


LG Washer & Dryer 7 (WD12331AD)
Its is a direct drive front loader with 7kg capacity for washing and 3.5kg capacity for drying.

when new
thats 7 kg with wet clothes and water
and only 3.5 kg wet clothes to dry

the older it gets the less weight it can wash and dry

worn motor or drum overload if it doesnt want to spin at all

leak at the door . replace the door seal ..is a most common fix

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It has 9 preset settings, 400 - 1200 RPM, 5 temperature settings, digital display and delayed start timer.






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Most of the time it is the door seal, open the door and check all the way round. check the sump hose and pump, sometimes it can leak from the soap draw hose to the outer tub, but not in your case I think. In most cases this can be fixed easy and is the door seal. to find out if it is coming from the front or the back, just place some news paper on the floor under the machine and take a look to see if it is the front or the back. a door seal is about 15/25 pounds retail

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I have an LG front loader washing maching, model# WM2277H* I have changed both the hot/cold water value and the washer is still leaking.


if leaking on front unit : check rubber seal front glass door. if it ripped you should change it.
If leaking behind unit : check water hose , is it placed properly ?
If leaking under unit : call technician to repair it.
good luck.

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How do you change the front door seal on a LG 7kg front loader washing machine


Well I have the manual. If you want it.If the problem is water leaking out the door LG recommends you shim the door latch with washers. This would make the door close tighter and eliminate leaks. See page 36

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My LG front loader is washer leaking water.


Could be the bladder from the drum to the door of the door seal. It could also be the drain pump hose.

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LG front load washing machine water leaks with heavy loads


If your water is leaking with heavy loads, the first thing you want to check is the gasket (door boot) attached to the tub. Look for holes or rips in the bellows part(where the water settles) and around where it contacts the door. Any nicks or holes will cause leakage. Also, check the glass dome on the door towards the bottom. If it has dirt or hair buildup on it, it will leak with any pressure on the door.

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