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Danby DDW496W Leaking Brand new

Hello. I have a brand new Danby DDW496W. I checked all of the hoses and it seems when this washer drains, it is leaking from the bottom. The water appears to drip slowly from the screws at the bottom. Everything seems to be level. It is not dripping as much as it was ever since I hooked it up again however there is still some noticable dripping sounds coming from it.

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  • jboulley37 Mar 13, 2009

    it leaks from the front bottom of door and from sum of the holes at the bottom.

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Check your hose connections in the back for tightness and sealing (there should be some rubber seals inside the screw-in connections) and if tight and not leaking, you might have a loose clamp inside the unit, or a leaking/damaged hose, or even a defective/leaking pump. If it is brand new and returnable I'd return it for a new one rather than try to fix it...

Posted on Apr 10, 2008

Check the internal window, the rivits holding it in place broke on mine and it caused it to leak :(

hope this helps

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

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