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Leaking water in return water cycle

My GWL11 washing machine is leaking after the first cycle of water. When it hits the second cycle it when the pump underneath drips water pretty fast. I am thinking it may be a pump seal/gasket. I am looking for an electronic version of the parts manual so I can see how all the parts are broken down. Thanks for any assistance. Kenny

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HI Kenny.Now on your machine has your pump got a red or black fan on it?If it has and the iron core looks a little bit corroded I personally would change it.Also change it if you are certain the pump is leaking.The pumps do not cost too much.Now if it is the pump with the fan on it remove the wires to it and pull the plastic locking tab away from the pump and then turn it anticlockwise and remove the pump.then put the new pump in turning it clockwise until the locking tab clicks into place. then put the wires back on and test the machine. if your pump has no fan then remove the 2 bolts from the pump noting which way it goes and replace. hope this helps and if you need additional help please reply as i check my emails twice a day. by the way please turn the power off at the power point before you work on it.good luck.

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