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Kenmore Front Loader Leak

I have a leak, the gasket right as you open the door has a visible imperfection on it, looking to replace it, any idea on what this is called exactly and if there are any online resources or guides to help with replacement?

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Yes this is called a door seal or others call it a door boot if you go onto ebay and type kenmore door seal or boot which ever u prefare and put this with all products u will bring up all the dealers who deal in these door seals just pick the cheapest m8

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Ge front loader leaks when filling


Leaks are probably going to come from one of 4 places:
  1. Door gasket: water should run down the face of the washer from the lowest point of the door.
  2. Water connectors: left rear of machine
  3. Soap drawer: water running down front of machine from the upper left-hand side
  4. Discharge pump and hoses: Right side.
Rear right would probably indicate a discharge hose leak. Front right would most likely be the discharge pump and/or connectors to it. Here's a diagram:


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If you don't see any of the easily visible leaks (door, soap dispenser, connectors), try to
pop off the front access panel by removing the 3 bottom screws. Once removed try to determine where the leak is originating from...then we can troubleshoot more. If you find this advice helpful, please don't forget to rate me -- trying to get my Guru level so I can offer premium support

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How do I stop my Kenmore front loader from leaking around the door. I have a Kenmore HE 2plus front loader


If this is a Kenmore FRONT LOADER you need to remove the lower toe panel directly below the door to inspect the cabinet interior for the source of your leak. The following link explains:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576656-washer_leak__front_loader

The most common source of leaks on a front loader is the rubber door bellow. The bellow can develop cracks, rips or tears with age and needs to replaced. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3574186-installing_a_door_bellow_on_a_front_load

If you have any questions about this repair, please let me know so that I may be able to provide you with better assistance. I hope this helps you.

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the black gasget on the inside of the door is suppose to be loose and flexible for sealing purposes.
when your washer went thru it's spin cycle is it possible the throw pillow got cought between gasget and wetal tub?

also is this the only time you noticed this ?

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My washing machine is leaking from the bottom it is ruining my floor do I need to replace the machine or do you think it is a simple task to fix


If this is the same leak I just fixed, it is worth fixing ($12 dollar part from repairclinic.com), but takes some skill at taking it apart and putting it back together.

My leak was from a black rubber hose that connect the drum to the filter area and recirculating and drain pumps. The repair can be done from the front of the machine.

1. Drain the machine - pry the panel at the front left lower corner to get access to a stoppered tube. drain as much water from here as possible.
2. Remove screw visible inside this area and remove the white molded plastic - also remove the screw behind that plastic.
3. Open the washer door and remove the spring loaded wire around the door gasket. Carefully pull the door gasket away from the panel push inside and then reclose the door.
4. Remove the detergent drawer and the two screws visible behind it.
5. Pull the top of the electronics panel away from the machine and lift up - place on top of machine or hook it out of the way
6 Remove the 4 screws that are visible holding the front panel to the machine. Left the entire front panel up about 2 inches and swing to the right (there is a wire connecting the door to the machine on the right)
7. You can now see inside the machine and hopefully see where your leak is comming from. The black rubber hose connecting the drum to the drain area is where my leak developed because this is designed to flex as the machine tumbles and spins but ultimately wears out. It is connected with two clams that can be removed with pliers and a third hose clamp that diconnects with a phillips head screw driver.

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My front load kenmore washer door gasket is garbelled


Something probably got caught in the seal and pulled it out of place. If u run washer so that it fills up and starts tumbling,,, and there is no water leak,, there is a good chance u can repair this yourself. So if there is no water leaking,,, you can try and take out the bottom front panel and twisting, or shoving it back into place. If there is water leaking,,, than chances are its ripped or broken, and will need to be completely replaced

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Not sure if this machine is similar to the WM2277, but here is the procedure for that - my leak was in the "baffels" hose that connects the drum to the drain pump:

1. Drain the machine - pry the panel at the front left lower corner to get access to a stoppered tube. drain as much water from here as possible.
2. Remove screw visible inside this area and remove the white molded plastic - also remove the screw behind that plastic.
3. Open the washer door and remove the spring loaded wire around the door gasket. Carefully pull the door gasket away from the panel push inside and then reclose the door.
4. Remove the detergent drawer and the two screws visible behind it.
5. Pull the top of the electronics panel away from the machine and lift up - place on top of machine or hook it out of the way
6 Remove the 4 screws that are visible holding the front panel to the machine. Left the entire front panel up about 2 inches and swing to the right (there is a wire connecting the door to the machine on the right)

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