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Washer leaking water

I started my Whirlpool top load washer. As it filled with water it started leaking. The water was not coming from any hoses. Some how it seems to be leaking out of the drum. I made sure the drum was on center. It seems I wouls need to drop the moter unit to look at it. Any simple checks before I call the service tec.

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Hi there.i have a feeling that maybe the thin tube that runs from the water level pressure switch has come off the righthand side of the bowl & water is coming out of it.if thats the case the machine would never stop filling even at lowest setting.can you let me know what you find.

Posted on Jun 03, 2010

  • chrizzoclark Jun 03, 2010

    You can also take the cabinet off by undoing 2 phillips head screws at the rear of the control panel.the top control panel will then flip backward,best to pull machine away from wall a littl so panel can flip back & out of the way.there are 2 metal clips locking the cabinet down.also there is a 3 or 4 pin plastic plug that needs to be unplugged before the cabinet will come away.

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On rarer occasions, you can have something stuck in the fill tube that goes from the dispenser to the tub. Somehow small items become lodged in there. There will be a water inlet about the 10 o'clock position of your boot (grey rubber seal). Probe gently in there with your finger to see if a sock or similiar item got spun into this area.

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