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Its leaking water at the bottom from the front center area

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That's probably a worn pump. The impeller rides almost free in the pump case and sometimes wears a hole in it. If you can tilt the machine back enough to see under it, the pump should be right in front. Look for a small curved wear spot near the outer perimeter of the pump housing.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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