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5 yr old washer is leaking

Last night my washer began making a grinding noise. This happened when it was pumping water out for the final spin. It then leaked water, at least a gallon. The water appeared to be coming from the bottom of the machine. I thought I could maybe take a look at the pump, but this darn machine looks pretty difficult to get into. I'd appreciate any input on possible problems and/or how to get into this 5 year old Frigidaire top loading washer. Thank you.


  • LINDA SCHNEIDER Sep 19, 2006

    Catriver, I bow to your guru-ness, and thankfully.

    When I was finally able to see the silly little pump, I ran in some water and moved the timer to where it should have begun pumping out (with a screwdriver poked against the latch switch). It went into spin with no pumping going on, so I think the pump is definitely the problem. Golly, that thing's EASY to get into, after you learn the secret!

    Thank you.

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    washer leaks when running a load of clothes. could water have frozen and cracked the plastic pump or something?



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Ellbee, remove the two screws at the bottom of the front panel and lift it towards you. Two clips on the top that hold it will release. You can now get a good look at the pump. back.

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