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Water in tub ,is seal gone ,smells ,what should be changed

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Well first of all if you remove the water your second problem(smells) will go away.You have a clogged water pump plain and simple.To fix it cheap you have to unclog it by taking the two hoses off it and you'll see the problem stuck inside the pump.So, remove what you find and you now saved a lot of money!

Posted on May 14, 2008

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My problem first started with my maytag LAT9416AAE making terrible sounds and the smell of burning rubber. We replaced the belts that were loose and thought that fixed it. Now it is leaking water unde


Tub seal should take care of the leaking water sounds like you have a bad spin bearing from the water leak this will make a loud noise and put a drag on the basket trying to spin this will cause the belts to slip giving you the burning smell since you have it torn down remove the lower pulley lift out the transmission and change the bearing below it this is the spin bearing.

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Smelly discharge water


smelly front loader???all front loader tend to leave a little water left over in the inner tub after every load,always leave washer door a crack open to reduce smell/mold on seal,to get rid of smell simply run a normal cycle,no clothes,with a dose of bleach or better yet AFFRESH,made by whirlpool,a bleach tablet with fragerance,sanitze and smells good!!answer,,,AFFRESH

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I have a g.e. washer model wjsr2080t6ww and it is leaking water from underneath


There are 4 common possiblities. 1. Hose from tub to pump has a hole in it
2. Water pump is leaking
3. tub seal has gone bad
4. Water fill manifold has a hole in it

1,2,4 is an easy fix
3 requires removal of the inner tub (not an easy job)

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Water leaking from bearing at back of drum


you better get at this soon,the lip-seal is gone from the outer tub and now water has penetrated the bearings behind this lip-seal,the longer you wait the harder it will be to remove these bearings and if its a plastic outer tub you can destroy this tub when removing the old bearings,the inner tub needs to be removed,the rear access needs to be open the motor pulley removed,the c-clip that secures the outer bearing needs removing then the inner tub can come out the front to access these bearings for replacement

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I have a Maytag Neptune model # MAH5500BWW. It appears that there is still water inside the tub after completing a wash cycle. I only noticed it as I tried to get a stuck sock from the top of the tub and...


the noise you're describing is normal - there is water in a sealed balance ring on the inner tub. To get rid of the mildew and smell, leave door open after cycle and use something like Affresh or "Smelly washer" stuff monthly or more often.

Vlad,
First Choice Appliance

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Water remains in tub after spin cycle


Have you tried to clean the drain hose on the back of the washer? It may have build up inside that you are loosening up by using bleach.

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Loud spin cycle - leaks water


No boot on a top loader, the tub seal and bearing are gone, water leaked from the tub seal, rusted the bearing and quite possibly the milk stool and transmission. Check your warranty, the transmission may have a 5 year limited warranty, usually it will include the tub seal and bearing with the kit.

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Two problems, mildew smell and loud noise in spin cycle


drum bearing failure due to the water seal in front of the bearings failing the smell is probably the grease mixed with water in the outer tub

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VERY LOUD GRINDING NOISE LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer


Get a new washer. Perhaps another brand.

The fix for me was to get a new washer. Had same issue with loud spin cycle. Tried researching while wife was continuing use of washer. Then the LE message appeared.

Took back apart and found that water had leaked and caused a boat load of damage. Bearings shot, seal leaks, drum leaks, Stator damaged. Same issue as 'jammy64' stated.

Cost to repair wasn't worth it. Going to get an
Electrolux model.

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Musty smell in washer


From another consumer with the same problem:

The mildew smell started about a month after we got it and got increasingly worse! Had a service tech out who replaced the gasket, but he left me a product called WHIRLOUT. It is made for hot tubs and spas and whirlpool tubs. You can get it at a pool supply or Home Depot or Lowe's. It is made to remove the soap scum buildup that provides a growing environment for the bacteria, which produces the smell. You add about a cup to the normal wash cycle. Do not put in the dispenser, add when the water is in the tub. I ran it through twice the first time. Then about once a month to keep it clean. Another thing he told me, don't use dryer sheets in the dryer because they will eventually cause a film to build up on the sensors that tell you when the clothes are dry. I've switched to Downey fabric softener in the washer. He also told me NOT to use a really thick fabric softener because it will not go easily through the dispenser. There is a drain hose by the filter on the washer - pull it out first and drain the left over water into a bowl or pitcher before you clean the filter. This will prevent the mess when cleaning the filter!!! LG never told me this, the same technician showed me this, too!


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