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I have a "space mate" washer dryer unit. The model # is illegible but it was built in 1987. The washer is leaking when it is used. Is this a logistically repairable problem that I can resolve myself?

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  • davesintahoe Sep 01, 2010

    Thanks. I'll check hoses, etc. I was wondering if there is some kind of mystical seal to look for. If it is a hose issue, I'll sniff it out and replace per required.
    Dave

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Hi,

To start with, the thumb rule is ' If the cost of repair is more than half the cost of the unit, it is not advisable to repair it '. Now, as the machine is made in 87 - it is a whole lot of time. So, calling someone to repair it would not be a wise option as there could be many other parts that would be worn out.

Now, Leak - There is no point of calling someone for repair. However, if this is a minor fault, you could try to repair about yourself. If the machine only leaks while you use it, check all the hose and make sure that there should not be any lose connection or there is no crack / damage. After this check, the location of the leak. Check the inlet valves. If you could find a leak, that good.Replace the faulty component unless better to go for a new one.

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

Hope i helped you.

Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

Posted on Sep 01, 2010

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Sep 01, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    If we might have the exact model number, i would have been able to provide you with more information. As of now, check for the faults that you could see visually.

    Do not forget to accept the solution,if 100% satisfied from my response.

    Let me know,if needed further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!

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