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Washing machine i have a GWL11 washer and the water is coming down in front of the washer,but not constantly all the time.most of the time when the wash cycle is finish that is when i notice a small puddle of water. then is stops. help please thank you

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  • airman70 Dec 30, 2007

    thank you for your help on this problem . i plan to purchase a mannuel for this unit, how difficult is it to reepair the pump or the boot seal ? by the way the unit is about 4 years old.thank you again.

  • biker60 Mar 02, 2008

    I have a GWL-11 about 2-3 yrs old. I also have a leak just before the drum starts spinning fast to drain water. Also just before this spin cycle, there is a louder than normal sound for ~10 sec. I have looked under and from the top but the hoses and clamps seem to be OK. Water is leaking under most of the washing machine - about a cup for each load. In the mean time I will try to find the owners manual. Diagnostics doesn't show anything is malfunctioning.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Water under washing machine and some times the water puddle going



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Depending on the age of the unit:

Possible minor leak at the pump.
Possible leak at the spin bearing/boot seal.

Posted on Dec 30, 2007

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    Elmer Vest Jan 10, 2008

    Patience is a vertue when dealing with this or any washer. It is not that difficult to repair as long as you do not become frustrated. If you are purchasing a repair manual it should have a stepped guide thar you can follow.



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