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Just moved. New washer leaks water and appears tub is off center

We just moved and I am not sure which model but it is a new whirlpool washer, top loading. 3 new hoses were installed. I wasn't the one to move it but after inspecting it does not appear that there is any damage to the unit. The washer is level. Water valves turned on, nothing leaks. Engage washer to fill up and it leaks from below. When I lift the lid it looks as if the tub portion is off center, however, it still has that "free float feel". Can the wash tub portion get out of alignment and cause the washer to leak?

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    like I said after a couple of loads, the centennial maytag leaks from underneath my husband says its overflowing inside the tub and going underneath

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CHECK THE BALANCE SPRING LOCATED (INSIDE LEFT REAR OF MACHINE). IF SPRING IS OFF IT CAN CAUSE THE TUB TO TILT TOWARD THE FRONT AND THE TUB FILL HOOD WILL NOT BE OVER THE TUB DURING FILLING OR THE TUB WILL BE ERATIC DURING THE SPIN WHEN RINSE WATER IS SPAYING IN CAUSE ING THE WATER TO MISS THE TUB AND SPRAY OUTSIDE. THIS IS COMMON IF THE UNIT HAS BEEN MOVED OR PLACED ON IT'S SIDE OR CARRIED AT EXTREME ANGLE.

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No not really but you could of pulled the fill switch hose off (located on the side of the outter tub on the rear left facing washer its like a clear hose about 1/4" dia. or you could of bumped the pump and broke it. it is located on the motor at the very bottom of the machine front good luck and let me know what you find

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