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Bosch nexxt washer is leaking from underneath

My three-year-old Bosch is leaking water/suds from underneath during the final spinning. The leak seems to be from the left corner at the back of the machine. Any ideas?

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  • leetlebee Mar 15, 2008

    Our 2005 model nexxt washer is also leaking from the same area.Have checked connections and can't see where it's coming from.

  • djmay May 27, 2008

    My 2004 NEXXT WFMC 3200 Washer also started leaking from underneath the washer on the left side. The seal around the door seems intact and in good condition. I've pulled out the machine to confirm it is leaking from the bottom. All water lines and connections are tight and there is no water apparent near these lines. We use minimum soap and it's not overflowing in the drain. I've moved the machine around in case is wasn't flat on the floor with no change in the amount of water leaking. I'm calling a repair person. I'll post the solution...

  • JennyLCrouch Sep 16, 2008

    Hope someone posts a solution in a hurry, because my Bosch just started doing the same thing........Water leaking from underneath.

  • Anonymous Oct 15, 2008

    Same as said before, leaking then stoping during the spin cycle.

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I found out why mine leaks. In the Bosh design there is a trap molded into the soap dispenser plastic tray. This tray or trap has a wide open path to the inside of the washing machine. We are using the tide pods as a detergent. Two things are going on here. This trap fills up with water immediately when water is cycled into the machine. The second thing is the pods partially dissolve and leave a gunk that blocks the water pathway to the drum. This blockage eventually allows water to pass however when the pressure is high and this blockage is restricting the water level rises and the trap dumps out into the washer panels. This water immediately leaks down and out the bottom. Observation when I disassembled the machine the trap was moldy and stinky. Water stains were running down the inside. Maybe the engineers at Bosch should look into this.

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Check that the filter is fitted correctly,or is the door seal leaking,it may need cleaning.also might of put to much soap in.hope this helps

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All the things that greendude said plus check the seams inside the drum as if these have even slightly parted it could cause the leak you're describing. Good luck.

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hi Eamon.
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