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Washer leaks hi my name is dennis and i need some help with my wahser can you help. the washer is about 2years old and when i turn it on it leaks water out of the bottom in the front .but it only happends every now and than ,what do you think is going on . would you please let me know ,thank you very much .dennis

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You most likely have some leaky seals where the tub and hoses meet..visual inspection will tell if that's the case..

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