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Kenmore 44082 Front Load - Door Leak

I have a slow leak coming from the bottom of the door. The Bellows Clamp Spring is well rusted from about the 10:00 position down to the 6:00 position. I presumed the leak is through the Bellows at the 10:00 position and the water slides down to the 6:00 and then out the bottom of the door.

I see no tears/holes in the bellows at the 10:00 position.

Could the clear door panel not put enough pressure against the bellows to seal when the door is closed? I noticed the lower right hand corner of my door is not flush with the the outer panel. Hinges do not look adjustable.

HELP. Thanks in advance.

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  • hoopdaddy Mar 13, 2008

    Sorry, I don't think I understand the question. I opened the door and looked down at the boot and do not see any channel with holes.

  • hoopdaddy Mar 13, 2008

    The repair parts list that came with the machine says:



    Door Boot Bellows 1343652000

  • HE troubles Mar 21, 2009

    my washer is a Kenmore HE-2 110.46462500, which was made by Whirlpool 110 from list I have found on the web. I have the same problem and do have the bellows with the three holes at the bottom for drainage back into the drum, any sugestions?

  • robert samples May 11, 2010

    look at the bottom of the boot see if there is a slight channel there slanting down with three holes at the back of it

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You did fine several companies built kenmore for sears yours looks like a frigidaire on some models there is a problem with water collecting at the bottom of the door where the bellows or boot is and leak to correct this they came out with a new boot that has a channel at the bottom with three holes in it so the trapped water can drain back into the tub the parts kit for that is 5303937187 now on washers with rubber boots its recommend that you shut the door with a little force to make sure it closes tight against the boot sorry about the letters they came with the part number you might want to call kenmore parts to ask about the boot kit if i was there i could tell you but it looks like a frigidaire to me

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  • robert samples Mar 13, 2008

    i know but make sure its the up graded one

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