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Ways leak from the bottom when you start the wash

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This may be something stuck in the gasket(rubber) that seals the door. Fold down the gasket all thew way around the gasket, remove any thing hat may be there. This could be coins, small articles of clothing, or a wash cloth.

If no obstruction is found, it probrbly require replacement of the door gasket/seal.

Posted on Mar 27, 2011

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