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Gwl15 leaks on final spin - looks like water coming out of top

On final spin washer leaks water is on inside of lid and looks like it came over rim of tub

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That's an easy one... There is something caught in your diverter valve, keeping it partly open in spin, so that when the water is supposed to be draining out the drain hose, some of it is gettng back up to the recirculator hose, spilling onto the spining tub and then out onto the floor...

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