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17 yr old clothes washing machine, model LAT9593AAW, leaking

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17 yr old clothes washing machine, model LAT9593AAW, leaking a slow steady stream from bottom and possibly top left when filling. External hoses are not leaking. Washes fine, drains fine, only leaking while filling with fresh water. Any ideas? Thanks!
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 7 years ago.
yes this is a very common issue unfortunately, there is an injector hose that is very complicated that tends to leak as it gets old because the air gap doesn't seal up properly. Here is a link to the part you will want to order and replace in the top left corner of your washer.


Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Just a quick followup - I don't know how long it's been leaking. If it's a slow stream, is it OK to continue using it for a couple days until a repair person can come?
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 7 years ago.
yes, just put a towel under the bottom corner that it's dripping out of. The unit should only leak while it's filling and most of the water is going in the tub, it's just that some of it is seeping out since it's not sealing tightly.
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