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LG WM-2077 Water leaks out of the Air Vent on the back

I noticed a water stain on the floor. I determined its coming out of the air vent on the back. This is a rubber stretchable hose that goes from the top of the drum to the back. Guide says it an air vent. Its not much water but enough to notice, maybe a cup or two over 4 or 5 loads. but enough to see water on the floor. What can I do? or why is it seaping out?

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    water is coming out of the back of the washer, there is a round plastic vent hole next to the water intakes, this is the place the water is coming out, its not doing it all the time.

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Be sure you are using HE detergent and only about 1 Tablespoon for a load. You are ending up with too many bubbles in the machine and when it goes to spin the bubbles come out the air vent. There is a valve that closes during spin but bubbles are not strong enough to lift the valve it has to be water hitting it before it closes.

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