Question about Samsung WF316BAC 3.79 cu.ft High Efficiency Front Load Washer

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When the machine is switched on,water starts leaking.

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Good luck with your machine! Ours has the same problem, and the motherboard fried out twice, the seal broke once, the door lock broke , oh and the GFI switch samsung sent out to prevent an electrical short and fire hazard stopped working after 1 month of use; and we've replaced that GFI twice ourselves and Samsung won't do anything to help us or exchange this lemon machine

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