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Leak my washer has gone through all the error codes at one time or another, we have had socks stuck in the bottom of the washer so many times that the sears repair man showed my husband how to fix it. Now we have water leak all over the laundry room every couple of weeks with no reason that we can find. No socks, money, toys etc...Help this washer has been the worst purchase I have ever made.

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Ok Let us look at everything that can leak on the machine, get a good light and check the following.
Hoses on the back of the pump
The bellows, grey seal at door
The boot were it attachs to the tub
Look at the tub for water dripping off of center where the seam is

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