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I have a Maytag Neptune Model #MAH5500BWW, and it leaks water only while it's filling. It's almost like it would rather fill my floor than the tub. When I start a spin only cycle to get the water out of the tub, there is no leak. I've checked all of the house, and the water is not coming from you back. It's at the bottom. What could that be?

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There are a number of places where the water leaks out. There should be a plate in the back that you can remove. Then put the machine into the fill position and look with a flash light. You should be able to find the leak that way. There are several hoses above the drum; any one of these could be leaking

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Sounds like a leak either in the bottom, connector or water valve for your water inlet line. Visually finding the leak is your best bet, then you know what parts are to be replaced.

Posted on May 26, 2011

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replace water valve in the washer. Serial number is needed to find the correct part number. It's likely 22003834, but call any parts supplier with model/serial numbers to verify.

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
This is symptomatic of a malfunctioning water control valve- depending on whether it is hot or cold water with which the tub fills.
Sorry but it needs replacing and a service call ;-0(
Good luck,
John C

Posted on Mar 27, 2011

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