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My whirlpool quirt partner iv was leaking. found small crack in the plastic casing. will silicone be enough to plug the hole and seal the leak

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A better fix would be to glue a piece of plastic over the crack , all so there is a tape you can get from a hardware store that is water proof and will harden.

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