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Hi there I have a frontloader wfs1073cd, Last night water was leaking from the front bottom of the machine not a huge amount but enough to make a mess. Do you know what might be the problem?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Master_Tech
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SOURCE: Water leaking from washer

you most likely have a pump leaking post your email so i can send you the manual

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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SOURCE: water leaking from my whirlpool frontload washer

open the door and check between the drum and door frame. There is a large rubber bladder completely surrounding the drum. Pushing the drum further back into the machine will let you see the entire thing and unfold it. These often get small laundry like socks stuck there as well as sharp objects like nails. You may have a tear in it which will leak like that. Replacement parts run about $70.00.

Posted on May 24, 2008

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SOURCE: washer is leaking, but I dont know why

Hello, the most likely cause is the pump. Whirlpools are direct drive machines which means they do not have a belt2.gif. The pump is hooked up directly to the motor. To confirm this is the pump tip the machine back so that you can access it underneath. Make sure you wedge something underneath so it does not fall on you. Next take a look where the pump joins onto the motor shaft, this is where you will find the leak. This pump is a sealed unit so you will have to replace the whole pump. You can do this by removing the inlet and outlet pipes. Next with a screwdriver release the 2 clips holding the pump and remove the pump.....reassemble with new pump in reverse order. Good Luck!! If you have any further question's please feel free to comment. Mike

Posted on Oct 01, 2009

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SOURCE: Hi there... My Whirlpool Duet washer has recently

I had the exact same problem on my Whirlpool front loader (model# GHW9100LW1). It turned out to be a tear in the rubber drain hose (from tub to pump). There seemed to be some debris caught up in the drain hose, and what really did the damage was a piece of metal wire that broke off one of my wife's bra straps and made a nice tear in the hose. The washer leaked out of the left side as well and down the pedestal. The drain hose only ran about $13.00. To get to the hose you will have to remove the front tub seal (bellow) and the panel just above the pedestal. While you're in there it would be good to clean out the filter cap for the drain pump as well. Good luck!

Posted on Nov 04, 2009

jsrock516
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SOURCE: leaking water from the bottom front

There can be many sources of leaks in a washing machine. In order to accurately determine the cause, you will need to remove the exterior washer case on this model to inspect the internal components. The following link explains how:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3576648-washer_leak__top_loader

Its a slightly lengthy read, but it gives you an accurate means of what to look for. If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

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