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The guys at LG recommend shimming the latch catch between the latch and frame to make the door close tighter. For true.

Posted on May 02, 2010

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SOURCE: Leaking beneath door, Whirlpool duet washer

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Posted on Jul 18, 2008

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SOURCE: front loading washer leaks

The rubber seal (or bellow) wears with age and will eventually deteriorate over time. Excessive use of detergent, and/or use of the wrong detergent (detergent that is not HE) can contribute to rubber breakdown too. Regular detergent is formulated for washers that use a wash tub with a capacity of 35 gallons. HE detergent is formulated for High Efficiency washers that only use 5 to 7 gallons of water. So, if you place regular detergent in an HE washer, you are (in affect) putting a higher concentration of soap in your washer. This higher concentration of soap can act as a corrosive to rubber and become permeated in your clothing as it does not rinse completely. This can lead to skin irritations as well. It is important that if you are not using HE detergent that you do so in the future to prevent premature breakdown of the rubber seals of the washer and pump. This will also void most manufacturer warranties if it determined you are using improper detergent. Now...I'm not trying to accuse you of abusing your appliance and not trying to lecture you. I'm merely putting this information out, because some people simply do not know. Overloading the washer is another contributor to excessive wear on the bellow as well as not keeping the bellow cleaned properly. Mold and mildew can contribute to the break down of rubber. The following link can give some advice on proper care of the door bellow:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r513372-front_loader_mildew_odor

Since your bellow is already leaking, it must be replaced. Replacements can be ordered on line at either searspartsdirect.com, repairclinic.com, or pcappliancerepair.com. All these websites offer competitive pricing, so you can shop for the best deals. Just type in your COMPLETE model number to begin your search. The Sears website offers helpful exploded view diagrams to assist in part identification and location. NOTE: You may consider ordering the front and rear bellow clamps if yours are damaged. Refer to the Sears website for pictorial view.

If you need assistance in replacing the bellow, the following link will give you the steps necessary to complete this repair on your own:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385211-replacing_door_bellow_whirlpool_duet

I hope you find this information helpful. Let me know if you require additional assistance.

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

jgwhomeequip
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This could be the rubber seal or the door lock. If the door lock is not pulling it tightly closed then it needs to be replaced. Check the seal really closely and make sure there are not cracks and it does not look deformed

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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SOURCE: torn door seal on front loading washer

My husband used super glue on the tear and for now the washer is not leaking.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: HE2 washer leaking water from bottom of door/seal during washing

Open the door so it is 90degrees from machine, see if it is upright. if not undo the door bolts slightly and re alighn door. Good luck and feel free to give feed back.
John

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

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