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I have a Roper washer model 8280871 that is leaking. I've confirmed that the drain is working and the hot and cold hoses are ok. What is the next thing I should look for while trouble shooting.

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I don't think that is the model number however most Roper washers are made by Whirlpool and this page will help http://www.appliance-repair-it.com/Whirlpool-washer-leaking.html

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