My front loader door won't stay closed, it keeps leaking water all over the floor..it is leaking from underneath the door when it is closed and then "pop" the door opens and the water pours out. Help?
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Re: leaking....front door won't close
Carefully look at the door gasket to see if any irregularity in seal. Could be problem with door seal; or you could easily change door mechanism thru a spare part shop quoting your model and spare-part No or "door mechanism"
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The most frequent place for a front-loader to leak is on the door connector boot. The boot connects the drum to the door. You can often remove it and replace it upside down and that will give you a few more months' use.
There should be a door-actuated limit switch which detects that the door is closed, which is probably defective. Look for the plunger, listen for the click. It is the most likely component to fail, and is inexpensive to replace if you're handy. Be sure to have your machine unplugged during repairs.
On some Kenmore front load models, if the black gasket around the door opening is unseated (for example, because you drag some heavy wet laundry over it) the door will not engage the lock and stay closed. This is a feature to prevent the washer from leaking when the gasket is not sealed. To fix it, simply reseat the gasket and the door will close and lock.
Well I have the manual. If you want it.If the problem is water leaking out the door LG recommends you shim the door latch with washers. This would make the door close tighter and eliminate leaks. See page 36
try take the drawer out and clean the inside where the drawer fits into. It may have a build up of soap/softener etc.. then give the drawer itself a good clean including the bottom of the drawer. I have this problem from time to time where there is a build up of soap etc...
check the rubber connector around the inside of the door sometimes it gets "wrinkled" and keeps the door from closing correctly. also if it is leaking from around the door you may have a bad gasket if you are careful and patient you may be able to fix this with silicon sealer, squirt some inside the gasket where its messed up and mold or shape the silicone while its still "wet" to fit. Otherwise get a new one from www.danby.com
It may not be a water problem, it may be an air leak.
If there is something that is keeping the door from total closing, ice will build up from moisture.
check the gasket around the freezer door, or see if there is something that is keeping it from closeing completely.