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My Amana front load washer leaks water from beneath the soap dispensing tray while the machine is in use. Any ideas as to how to fix it?

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Remove the tray and clean it under hot running water. Pull out and then up and out is the normal way, but some have a catch which you should be able to see. If that doesn't fix it, you would need to look inside it for loose or split hoses. If the water is just dribbling out under the tray and down the front of the machine, cleaning the tray will fix it.

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