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My Whirlpool LSQ9544KQ is leaking when it fills. How can i fix it? Jim

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  • azsxr Oct 02, 2010

    It's only leaking when it is filling with water

  • azsxr Oct 02, 2010

    OK I I found the leak,It's coming out of the pump. It has a pin hole leak on the front side of the pump.
    How do i replace it?

  • azsxr Oct 02, 2010

    Thanks I'll give it a try. Do you know of a good place to buy parts for this washer?

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It is possible that the leak is from the inlet to the washer, so first of all check the inlet hose connecctor to see if there is leak due to bad connection, remove and check the filter for dirt or clogging.If not the leak can be from the washer drum , due to an overflow or a failure of the gasket., or a failure of the drain hose, drain clips , drain pump/valve.
SO the first thing is to fill and observe the leak from below so that you get a first hand observation of the leak area.
If inlet or drain hose remove clean and reset.

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The water leaking on floor can be a serious issue as this may cause the inside parts to malfunction or in some cases rusting of the body. To check where exactly it is leaking; inspect the leak while it is running. After the cycle is complete quickly turn off the power, lie down the machine on left/right side and check from where the water is leaking. If it is the hose or drain pump then check whether hose is connected firmly and is not cut. If it not the hose/pump inspect if the leak is on the drum corner or anywhere on the upper side of the drum. If it is on upper side that means the drum is cracked and it is a costly affair. However, if it is leaking from the circumference then it is due to transmission seal. To replace the transmission seal you'll need to disassemble the washer and the drum assembly. Please post back in case of any issues. Hope this helps... If it does please do not forget to accept the solution or post back for assistance.

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    Daniel Scott Oct 02, 2010

    Hi!

    If its leaking while filling then its due to a faulty fill valve, the fill valve might have developed a leak or a crack. To access the fill valve take the two screws in the back that are connected. Now, pull the back of the cover towards you and lift it off. Check the three multicolored wires connected to the inlet housing that you have to remove.

    Hope this helps... If it does please do not forget to accept the solution or post back for assistance


    Daniel

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    Daniel Scott Oct 02, 2010

    Hi

    To check/replace the pump lean the washer back to get access to pump. Don't forget to remove the hose clamps and hoses, remove retainer clips. Try to pry off drain pump with screwdriver. Put on a new drain pump

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