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Sears Kenmore HE2 front load washer

My washing machine has water flowing from just under the soap dispenser. I've removed the dispenser and checked the hose, and the little bit I can fee I don't feel a blockage. I'm not sure how to check the rest of the hose to see if a sock or something got stuck in there. Do you have any ideas?

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  • katito Jun 21, 2008

    My Kenmore HE2 is leaking from under the soap dispenser,can you help me with this problem

  • HE2overflows Nov 20, 2008

    I have the same problem with my Sear's Kenmore HE2 PLUS front loading washer.

    Do you have a solution to this?

  • DrManchester Jan 18, 2009

    I had the same problem in the first few months after I bought the machine. It was still under the manufacturer warranty. The repairman found a sock stuck somewhere. Now I have the same problem again and just cant find where the darn thing is hiding! Kenmore should aknowledge a design flaw as this seems to be a common problem. I am going to try to call them and see if they would offer me help over the phone or better yet, send someone in. It would probably be a good idea if everyone who has the same problem call them.

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    I have a samsung front loading silver care machine model wf448aaw. It has three hoses bringing water to the soap dispenser from the back of the unit, and an additional hose that connects to the soap dispenser on the side. This last hose has a connector that has the shape of a funnel and has a ball bearing inside it. That funnel burst open, and is spilling water. What causes this?



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I found the problem. A piece of clothes is stuck between the rubber and the stainless steel revolving enclosing in the upper left area (11 o'clock area). In our case it was the newborn hat! The area is so tight and if your fingers are big, you will have difficulty finding it not to mention pulling it out. In my case only my wife's thin figers were able to pull it out. I called the factory to let them know that this is a design flaued, but they were not taking calls on Sunday. I urge everyone to call them 888-KENMORE and complain. Maybe one day, they will recall the machine! Yeah right!

Posted on Jan 18, 2009

  • lenahayward Sep 06, 2010

    Awesome! I found the osbstruction almost immediately, the kids sock! Thank you!


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Dr. Manchester's suggestion was a bulls-eye! Went right to the area recommended and found a piece of clothing trapped exactly in that area. Tough to extract with fingers, but came right out with needle nose pliers. Great solution...saved us a call for repair.

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  • fixlala Jan 08, 2011

    Yeah.............found a broken sock stuck in between............Now the washer make no sound.......and leaking doesn't exist under the soap dispense area anymore. Thanks!!



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