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Leaking tap? The hose leaks where it is connected to the cold tap when the machine is being used. It doesn't leak when not in use. I thought the hose was faulty so bought a new one but it is still leaking.

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Leaking on faucet end? probably bad o-ring in fauct head ..leaking on washer end? possible hose is cross threaded on inlet valve take hose off and try to reconnect watching closely as you tighten trying not to cross thread plastic connection can sometimes be recut

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