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Water leaks from the soap dispensing tray on Hotpoint WMA 56 model

I have had the Hotpoint WMA 56 model now for approx 4 years. It has recently started to leak alot of water from the soap dispensing tray when it empties from the spin cycle. I have checked the waste pipe and it appears to be fine. I have had a look inside and there is no obvious leakage or blockage. I have taken the dispensing tray out and the water back tracks into the compartment and then suddenly goes through the waste pipe.
Is it a blockage or more electrical if is not operating as it should.

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Re: water leaks from the soap dispensing tray on Hotpoint...

In the sump hose there is a filter, remove the hose and clean out filter insert, water is being forced up dispenser hose because it cannot empty fast enough.

Posted on Dec 25, 2007

Re: water leaks from the soap dispensing tray on Hotpoint WMA 56 model - Hotpoint Aquarius WMA56 Front Load Washer Washing...

No Problem glad to assist.

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