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My washer is now leaking from the bottom. It is not the standing drain pipe as the towel I tied around the flex pipe is not wet. I have the washer in a tub due to new wood floors. Not sure if I should replace or repair. One repair person said it could be the seal. If it is, how would I know for sure. Thanks.

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Maytag had a big problem with there tub seals but normally if it was the seal you would have heard it going bad prior it would start growling during operation...it could be a simple item like your drain pump assembly or one of the tub hoses and even the pressure switch hose that connects to the side of tub... best advice is fill the unit on a small load and lift the unit lightly or take the panel off so you can watch operation...find out where the water is coming from if it is the tub seal it is repairable but a project... if it is something else like a hose or the pump most homeowners could do this without a problem.... good luck servicer for 18 years heating /air and all appliances/

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