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Water leaking My maytag washer is leaking water during the beginning of the spin cycle. I opened the bottom drawer and water was just splashing all over the place. It looks like it's dripping from the tub but I am not too sure. I checked all tubes but they looked fine. I don't know how to check for the tub seal but if this is the problem, it is worth fixing it? Can it be a simple problem that I can fix? How do I check where the problem is? Thanks for help

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If the water is leaking at what seems like the beginning of the spin cycle it might be the hose connection to the drain pump or the pump itself. If so, it's a lot easier to fix than the drum seal.

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hi Eamon.
this is what i found from the internet.
Washing machine leaks on spin Last updated on February 6th, 2017
Sometimes a washing machine leaks on spin, but not before. If this is the case, either it's going into spin with too much water inside, or something may only be leaking under the pressure and tub movement caused by spinning.
If you can see water running out of the soap drawer during spin it's probably gone into spin without pumping the water away properly. If it wasn't pumping water out at all it would not go into spin, but a partial obstruction can reduce the flow enough to allow a spin with the water unable to escape fast enough. This causes water to be forced up into the drawer or out of the steam vent at the back. If you suspect this check the last section of this article - Washer leaks from drawer
If water is coming from underneath when it spins then it's more likely to be caused by something leaking only under pressure. Check the door seal all around inside for slits and small holes, especially higher up, which may only open up and let water out when the washer is bouncing around on spin.
Other possible causes are hoses inside the machine which have small holes which open up during spin or which leak where they connect to the tub under spin conditions. These type of leaks often leave tell-tale rust or dry detergent marks. After that there could be a crack or small hole high up in the plastic outer tub which only gets exposed to water when it's forced around the tub during spin.
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