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I have a leak in the back of the washer, the machine is approx. 12 years old, it is a maytag, i have tried to run water through the hoses to check for the leak but they dont seem to be leaking but nthe hoses are as old as the machine. it appears to be leaking below the hookups

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Check for a defective and leaking pump. Remove the hoses from the pump and use a flashlight to look into the suction port. Make sure nothing is clogging the pump (like the occasional stray sock) and check the pump impeller. Make sure there are no broken/missing blades and that the impeller spins freely. If any blades are broken/missing or if you can't get the impeller to spin freely, the pump is defective. Hopefully it is just something clogging the pump or the impeller is jammed. Sorry for your trouble and I hope this helped. Best wishes.

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