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When I fill my machine and start the wash cycle water runs all over. Have checked hose connections and have no leaks there. The water appears to be coming from under the machine. It does not leak when on the rinse cycle, only on the wash cycle. The machine was stored for 2yrs, and wonder if there are seals or bushings that are dried out and need to be replaced.

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Down size the load it sound like you are having splash over problems.

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