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My LSQ8243H Leaks back drop by drop in the wash chamber after the cycle is done. If the clothes are not removed right after th cycle, they get wet again due to this leakage back in the wash chamber. The leak is happenning at the top of the chamber.

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SOURCE: excess water in clothes after spin cycle

Unblock the outflow pipe from the machine that goes into the sump under the sink. (have a pot ready for water overflow) This will help drain the water. If the spin cycle is making a screetching sort of noise then it is possible that the carbon brushes will need changing. This affects the spinning if the brushes are worn.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Whirlpool washer leaks out bottom

three places,,all in one area..the pump,,,the drain hose to the pump (in unit),,or the tub topump hose...one of them is defective..onthejob...if you need instructions on how to get in unit reply ..

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: whirlpool washer leaks

do not remove the top panel. First tip the washer back. NOT ALL THE WAY. just enoough to see under it. you will see a pump. it is attached by 2 hoses. one to the tub and one to the drain. take the 2 clips off with the hoses still attached. tip it downward. Is water leaking oout of it? let me know thanks

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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SOURCE: clothes wet when cycle is done

The clothes are wet after spinning When the clothes are wet at the end of a cycle, check these:

Motor coupler
Spin cycle
Siphoning
Water-inlet valve
Motor coupler To test the motor coupler, re-start the washer in its spin cycle. Let the machine run for a minute, and then open the lid and notice whether the tub is spinning: 

  • If it's spinning when you lift the lid, the coupler is fine.


  • If it isn't spinning--and your machine was produced by Whirlpool®--you may have a broken coupler. Many Whirlpool-made washers use a small, relatively inexpensive device called a motor coupling. This plastic-and-rubber component is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. When that happens, you need to replace it completely.


Spin cycle If the washer doesn't reach its proper spin speed, the clothes may be too wet at the end of a cycle. Check to be sure the load is properly balanced and run a spin cycle again. If the clothes are still wet, you may have a worn or loose belt , a worn clutch , or a worn motor pulley or tub bearing. Replace the applicable component. 

Alternatively, there could be clothes caught between the inner and outer tubs. Read the "It spins but won't pump" section of the "It won't drain" section. Also, there could be other things that cause friction on the drive train. Seek the assistance of a qualified appliance repair technician.

Siphoning If the water that pumps from the machine goes right back into the machine after the spin cycle, it may be because your washer is siphoning the water from a laundry tub with a slow drain, back into the washer. Try to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is there something stuck in the drain?) Also, be sure the drain hose doesn't reach more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub. If it does, cut off the excess.

Water-inlet valve Water-inlet valves eventually fail. One problem that may develop with a water-inlet valve is that it can no longer completely shut off when the electricity is turned off to it. Then, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub--you may notice that your washer has water in it when you haven't used it for a few days. To fix this, replace the valve. 

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Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Spin cycle doesn't spin clothes well

pump stuck with the lint just tille the washer open 5 or 6 screws on the pump clean the lint wrap around the wheel pump it will fix the problem good luck.this machine is a lemon get sue by some other state the company make it already lost the case why they still sell in cali

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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