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For the las two week my wash machine has been asking up and hasn't been spinning my clothes out like it used to. Last night we took it apart to see if any hoses were clogged up and some of them were, but that wasn't the problem. Then we noticed that there was gear oil all over my floor where it has been leaking. Can you please help me? My washing machine is a

model LSN2000JT2, S/N CM2603036

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I was washing all white clothes. I pulled out my clothes and noticed little black spots all over the clothes. Upon further inspection their was oil coming out from underneather the agitator. How can i get this oil off my white clothes? Please help. Thank you.

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If the drive block was pushed in to far into the transmission it will damage the seal causing it to leak.

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Oil spills on that design are almost unheard of. See if it's still covered under the warranty. if not it's possible to repair it cheaply but more often than not it's more practical to replace the machine especially if its had a lot of use

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If there is oil leaking out, you may have a leaking gearbox.
There is nothing you can do about that but replace the gearbox.
Here is a website link for parts.

you can copy and paste this in your web search window

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