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My kenmore washer has just started this week leaking water underneath somewhere!! I noticed water down the side next to the wall & behind the washer. I then placed a few small towels behind & down the side which seemed to stop (or soak) up some of the water but then it comes all out the front!! Its not a ton of water but nevertheless it isn't supposed to be leaking!! I have had a stroke & I"m on a fixed budget so please help me tell me what we should do! I have noticed that it doesn't leak all the time but I have noticed it after a wash cycle & even after I had shut it off for the night leaving it w/the towels there for the night & in the mornign found that there must have been some water there somewhere that drained or leaked out after I had finished the wash. Please help me to tell me husband what to try!!!! I just hope there is something to do to correct problem. Frustrated, Alesia Midgette Vanceboro

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This is either your water pump, inlet valve, or you have a hole at the top of the outer drum. Try using the small load water level, if no leaks try medium. Also try seeing if the hoses are leaking. I also have seen mice bite holes in the drain lines. I hope i have helped you. God bless!

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