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I've got an Indesit WIDL126S and it is leaking. The water escapes from behind a brass plate with wires on. The brass plate is held on by a 10mm nut. Do I need to buy a bearing and seal kit?

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  • Johnny Chaos Aug 24, 2008

    The seal round the heater looks worn so I'll have to buy a new one. Do you know how much they are?

    I thought it was the bearings and seals as I was feeling pessimistic!

  • Johnny Chaos Aug 26, 2008

    Thanks, I tried to tighten it up but had no joy. Once I removed the heater I discovered water was pouring through where the screw goes, so it's well and truly knackered. I bought a new heater for £20 and it goes on this afternoon. I'll put some sealant on for good measure. Thanks for all your feedback. JM.


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This sounds like the heater you are looking at. try tightening the 10mm nut a bit. if that doesn't work. loosen the nut, pull heater out and use some sealant. why do you think you need to replace bearings and seals?

Posted on Aug 23, 2008

  • douglas smith Aug 24, 2008

    seal comes complete with heater. try tightening before you buy and try sealant.


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