I have a front load whirlppol duet. It leaks through the door when the clothes seem to rotate in the drum. As soon as the clothing rotates and hits the bottom of the drum the water comes out the bottom of the door.
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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.
Could be drum bearings gone Quite a big job hence costly with around 3 hours labour plus parts, some models need half drum as the bearings are loaded in here,leak could be door boot seal at 7 yrs old not sure if worthwhile as its about the end of its working life.Good luck
open the door and check between the drum and door frame. There is a large rubber bladder completely surrounding the drum. Pushing the drum further back into the machine will let you see the entire thing and unfold it. These often get small laundry like socks stuck there as well as sharp objects like nails. You may have a tear in it which will leak like that. Replacement parts run about $70.00.
For those wondering about replacing the water inlet valve - this is a very simple undertaking. You can find the part online for around 40 bucks. All you have to do is unplug the washer, detach the hot and cold supply hoses, remove the lid (3 torx bits on my model) unhook the water line from the old inlet valve (conveniently accessible at the top right of the unit from the rear), unhook the electrical connections (be sure to label these for later re-attachment), unscrew the 1 screw holding the valve in place, and reverse the process with the new valve. I'm hoping this will stop water accumulating in the drum - I'll update later if it does not.