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The washer will run fine but about 15 minutes into the cycle water starts leaking from the bottom of the machine. I don't know exactly where it is leaking from, but it doesn't seem to be coming from the drain tube. Do you have any idea of what the problem could be?

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If it consistently leaks during the spin cycle, the first place to check is the pump and the drain hose connection to it.

However, most of the time the leak is in the tub bearing. Look for signs that soapy water has been running off the top of the transmission. Letting this continue will eventually damage the clutch or transmission, so set aside a day for tearing the machine apart. If you purchase a bearing replacement kit, don't forget to check whether you also need to buy sealant. This is not ordinary caulking compound; so follow the manufacturer's specifications.

Another possibility is a leak from the water level sensing port or tubing. This is unlikely because then you would also have problems with overfilling.

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