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Water leak around transmission

What parts do I require to repair the water leak where the transmission
goes thru the tub. SAV571EEw

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You will need a new tub seal kit part number 12002223. however these seals are very time consuming to change and most(90%) of the time will only temporaraly fix the problem. the seals are machine pressed in at the factory so changing the seal in the home doesn't hold up very long

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Gunk gets on clothes-stains them,i pulled agitator out and cleaned it off ran bleach thru-its better but still getting on clothes


The problem may be the seal on the transmission failing. If this happens, grease from the transmission (necessary for it to function) will leak and float (recall from science class that oil is less dense that water) up into the washer. As the grease enters the tub, it stains your clothes.
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Is repair time and parts extensive for this type of repair? Kenmore Front Load Model# 110.45986401


Confirm that it is not the door seal. The door seal can easily be replaced and the parts are available.

You would expect that any water leaking around the door seal would migrate down to the lowest part of the tub leaving the appearance that the leak is where the two half's of the tub are joined by the retaining clips
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Replacing the seal between the two tub half's is a different story as compared to the door seal. The tub seal is definitely do-able, but not for the faint of heart!!
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If the leak is very very small I might wait until a major overall is require such as the tub seal/bearing. If I chose to wait I would monitor the situation.

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My washer, A612S, does everything correctly but SPIN in the spin cycles. Both belts underneath are fine. The motor pulley spin fine when in the spin cycle, but the belt doesn't. When I turn it off...


the brake it the drum directly above the transmission pulley it is not intergrated into the trans.
in my almost 30 years of repairs in that old and very reliable machine i would find where a article of clothing and floated over the inner tub and has wedged itsefl between the inner and outer tub, their is enough clerance between the tub and tub cover where you could get finger into it and run it around the tub and feel if a piece of clothing is caught. if that isnt the problem then the tub bearing is ceased up and would require repalcing it and the tub seal

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Sudsy water is leaking from the machine


Hello there and thank you for choosing fixya
The tub seal is the most common thing that causes Maytag washers to leak. This is unfortunate because the tub seal is an expensive repair job and not one I would suggest doing yourself. I say this because it is complicated and requires special tools to perform this job. To check if the tub seal is bad, first remove the front panel by removing the two screws from the bottom of the front panel. If you have a newer model, prize the bottom clips with a screwdriver. Then pull the bottom of the panel until the top clips release. Then start the washer and watch for a leak around transmission where it goes through the tub. If it does leak then the tub seal is bad and needs replacing. If you have the tool or willing to buy it click here for instructions on how to replace the tub seal. If the tub seal doesn't, leak you probably found the leak while performing this test.

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Hi, My Frigidaire Clothes Washer, Model FES445RF, which has developed a leak around the shaft seal where it enters the outer tub. Is it possible to repair and can I get to it by removing the outer tub from...


Hi, what you are experiencing is problem with the Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call a qualified appliance repair technician.

You can get the parts by contacting appliance help on 1-800-470-7119

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Leaks water when filling


Your washer candevelop several types of leaks. You can track down a leak based on when itoccurs:
During fillonly
If the washerleaks only during the fill cycle, check these:
Air-gap device-The air gap is a small device found on most washers that prevents the washwater from being siphoned into the household water supply. It's located eithermid-way along or at the end of the black rubber hose that comes from thewater-inlet valve. Often it's made of translucent plastic. If one of theair-gap components deforms or cracks, you may need to replace it.
The tube-There's a rubber tube that runs between the water-inlet valve and either theair-gap or the inlet spout. If it cracks or breaks, it can cause a leak.
Inlet spout-Most washers have a plastic spout near the top of the main clothes tub thatdirects the water into the tub. If the spout cracks or breaks free of itsmounting, it can cause a leak.
During drainand spin only
A washer thatleaks only during the spin cycle often has a leak in the main drain hose.Inspect the entire hose and correct any problem you find. Alternatively, thesteel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. This may be mostvisible during large loads and high water levels. If this happens, you may haveto replace the entire outer tub--but that may not be an economical repair tomake. Consult a qualified appliance repair technician for further details.
All the time
If the washerleaks all the time, check these:
Hot and coldwater fill hoses - Check the hot and cold water hoses from the householdplumbing. If either hose is leaking, tighten it or replace it, as appropriate.
Main tub seal- The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It'sthe primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point.If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's mainaccess panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount ofdetergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or nearthe center. This seal is difficult to replace. You probably should call aqualified appliance repair technician.
Pump - If thepump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. Thepump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usuallyhas a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you need toreplace it.
Outer tub -Over time, the steel or plastic outer tubs can rust, split, or be punctured. Ifthis happens, you may have to replace the entire outer tub--but that may not bean economical repair to make. Consult a qualified appliance repair technicianfor further details.
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Leeking water from some were not from hoses


Leaks on this model washer can commonly be determined by the following:

1. If the leak is coming from the from underneath the front center of the washer, it's usually caused by a leaking water pump. If the pump leaks, it is not serviceable and must be replaced. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r397094-replacing_water_pump

2. If the leak is coming from the central area under the wash tub, the tub seal may be leaking. You should see tell-tale signs of water tracks on the gearcase (transmission) if this is the case. Also inspect the wash tub for cracks. Since the outer tub is usually made of plastic, it can crack and develop leaks. This repair involves removing the tub. It's not difficult, but can be extensive. We'll cross that bridge if the time comes - post back and let me know and I can give you advice on how to repair and the parts you may need.

3. If the leak is coming from the right-hand side of the wash tub, consider the air dome. This is a small dome located on the lower side of the wash tub with a small air hose attached. This is how the pressure switch is able to determine the pressure change as the tub fills and turn the water off when full. This air hose can come loose, causing water to pour out while filling (THIS IS NOT A SMALL LEAK). If the air dome is till intact with no cracks the air hose can simply be reattached. If the air dome is damaged, the tub will require replacement.

4. If the leak is coming from the rear of the washer, you will need to check your water inlet valve and associated dispenser hoses. The following link explains how to access the valve and replace (if required):

http://www.fixya.com/support/r600647-replacing_water_inlet_valve_kenmore

Of course, your drain hoses are always suspect. You mentioned those hoses weren't leaking. However, if you have not removed the washer case and inspected them closely, you may want to double check them.

If you have any questions, please let me know. I hope this helps you locate your problem.

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Water spills all over the floor


Replacing Parts Second, Replace Leaky Internal Hoses
If the supply hoses aren’t leaking, open the cabinet and inspect the internal components. Belt-drive machines typically have a rear access panel that unscrews. Access direct-drive machines by removing the two screws on the outside of the control panel and flipping up the lid. Then pry up the cabinet clips and pull off the entire cabinet. With the cabinet open, restart the fill cycle to check for internal leaks. Look for additional clues like rust and calcium deposits. Most often you’ll find the leaks in the spots we show inFigure A.
Hoses tend to leak around a worn-out spring clamp. First try to remove the spring clamp with an adjustable pliers. If you can’t get it, you’ll need a special $15 hose clamp pliers available from your local parts supplier. Replace the old spring clamp with a new worm-drive clamp. If the hose itself is cracked and leaking, remove it and take it to the appliance parts supplier for a replacement.
CAUTION: Unplug the machine before performing any repairs.
Buying Parts
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Washing machine parts are available at appliance parts distributors. (Look in the Yellow Pages under “Appliance Parts.”) Try to find a parts supplier with a well-informed staff, ideally ex–repair technicians, who can provide diagrams and help diagnose any problems specific to your brand of machine. A great Internet source is www.searspartsdirect.com. Enter your model number to access exploded-view diagrams and a thorough parts list for easy on-line ordering.
You’ll need the brand and model number for proper part identification. Model numbers are usually stamped on a small metal plate located under the tub lid or on the side or back of the machine. Copy down all the plate information and take it along to the parts distributor.
Third, Replace a Leaky Pump
Fourth, Replace Worn-Out Tub Fittings
The most challenging repair is fixing a leaking tub fitting, whether it’s the air dome seal ($5), the center post gasket ($8) or the tub seals ($15 to $20). Before proceeding, make sure that telltale drips are coming from around the tub. The details of this repair vary by brand and model. The details we show are for most Whirlpool and Kenmore belt drives. Study a schematic drawing or consult a parts specialist if your machine is different from what we show.
You’ll need a special $15 spanner wrench to remove the tub and replace the tub fittings on this type of machine. It’s available at your local appliance parts supplier. You can open the top of many machines by releasing the spring catches. However, on others you have to unscrew several screws and lift off the entire cabinet. Look in your owner’s manual or at a parts diagram. (See the manufacturer’s Web site or one of the sites listed in “Buying Parts.”) You’ll have to unscrew the water inlet and the tub snubber before unclipping the ring. Fastening systems for these vary by brand, as do attachment methods for the agitator and inner tub.
There are four tub seals that secure the outer tub to the cabinet, each consisting of a bolt with a rubber and metal washer. Rust often develops around one of the tub seals, causing a tub leak. A new tub seal kit will come with four new bolts and oversized rubber and metal washers that will seal small leaks. But if the tub is completely rusted through around the bolt, it’s time to buy a new washing machine. Replace all four tub seals.
If the leaking occurs only when the machine is agitating, a bad center post gasket (“doughnut”) is the culprit. Remove the outer tub to replace the center post gasket. While you’re at it, replace the air dome seal as well. Reassemble the washing machine and run a test cycle.

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Water leaking from under washer


Hi

You'll need to open the machine and check for the leaks in the hose connected to the drain pump. Also check if the clamp connecting the drain filter and hose is tight. Also check these things for leaks---

Main tub seal - The main tub seal is located between the transmission and the outer tub. It's the primary water seal in the outer tub for the transmission-shaft entry point. If this seal leaks, you can see the leak by opening up the machine's main access panel while the machine is full of water with a small amount of detergent in it. The leak appears at the underside of the outer tub, at or near the center. This seal is difficult to replace.

Pump - If the pump leaks, you can probably spot the leak when the tub is full of water. The pump has two or more black rubber or plastic hoses attached to it and usually has a drive belt that spins the pump. If the pump is leaking, you'll need to replace it.

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Sealer that goes around the tub to keep th water


part is $115 list (cost is less for techs). I have posted instructions on other posts. install is fairly easy. little work involved

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