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Water coming out of bottom, not the drain hose

I've noticed water coming out of the bottom, a large load more leakage on the floor. it seem to leak after it starts washing after it fills up. any suggestions on how to look at the bottom, take it apart?

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  • donnahatcher Dec 09, 2007

    so what to do now that i have panel off?

  • terryy Feb 26, 2008

    Well,

    I took the front panel off and I noticed a clear hose that had a black like tar in about 3 inches of where it attaches to a thing on the side of the drum. I unclogged it and it stopped leaking. Now after a month or so it has started leaking again and it is not stopped up, any sugestions.

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Take front panel off with a putty knife slide knife across the top gap and you will feel it stop pull out a little and then push in do that on both sides and front pulls to you and then you can see everything
good luck

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  • Bill Dozier Feb 27, 2008

    you need to fill machine with water and watch it run you may even want to put clothes in it dont use det.you may waste it and see where the water is coming from look under the tub where the transmission goes through and feel all hoses and around tub

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