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Leaking while spinning

Alantis leak water from around the pump. Do I need to order a new pump?

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    my mayyag MAV6451 is leaking from the bottom also the spinning cycle does not get the clothes dry enough.Is the trouble caused by the pump,and do you have a parts list and retail store in Hamilton, Ontario

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Hi yes it would be better to replace the pump complete

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