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Washing machine is leaking at the bottom. Partially filled tub and it looks not to be the hoses but the housing attached to the drum. Any suggestions?

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  • eagle1gb Feb 12, 2011

    Hi there.. Model no# 110.2494.. I'm hoping that I can fix this myself if I knew exactly what's leaking. I know that it's probably hard without looking at the machine, but I do know that it's in the front of the machine at the box of goodies above the hoses. I checked all the hoses and they seem not to leak. I am able to run the machine through all cycles by putting a tray under the front and empting it after the washing is done, but I know it's only a matter of time before it going to get worse.. Please help..

  • eagle1gb Feb 12, 2011

    Daniel, Thanks I may try this Mdl 110.2492 Kenmore Elite
    I'll let you know..

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Hi
First try to clean the drain pump assembly, check this video on how to clean it:

Hope this helps...please post back with its complete model no. for further assistance.
Daniel

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Sounds like you need to replace the "tub seal" on the washer. What is the model number of your machine?

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