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Leaking from a washer/dryer in condo

I have a Swirepool 27 inches electric stacked washer/dryer in my condo. Recently, I felt the floor is wet and I believe it is leaking from the washer. It it no way I can see where it's coming from, because it is no space to check (inside the closet). How can I un-install/remove the washer/dryer for a further investigation/inspection? Please give advise. Ken

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Just turn off the water, remove the hoses and unplug it, then bring it out away from the wall. You should be able to tilt the machine and see it from underneath to detect the source of the leak. Also, find how to remove the front of the washer without dimantling the machine and run it without the front panel on there. That is the best way to track down your leak. It could be a seal under the tub, a hose coming from the tub to the pressure valve, a hose from the water pump or the pump itself. The pump is at the bottom, so it will get wet regardless of where it is leaking from. Make sure you dry out everything before you start to look for the leak.

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  • aldensteve Sep 06, 2009

    Just turn off the water, remove the hoses and unplug it, then bring it out away from the wall. You should be able to tilt the machine and see it from underneath to detect the source of the leak. Also, find how to remove the front of the washer without dimantling the machine and run it without the front panel on there. That is the best way to track down your leak. It could be a seal under the tub, a hose coming from the tub to the pressure valve, a hose from the water pump or the pump itself. The pump is at the bottom, so it will get wet regardless of where it is leaking from. Make sure you dry out everything before you start to look for the leak.

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