Secret Repair Kata for Fixing a Leaky Door in an LG Washer
LG washer leak
<<<leaks from the bottom of the door and down the front outside of the machine>>>
Remove the Door Gasket Clamp.
Peel back the Door Gasket at/next to the Door Lock Assy.
Remove the stainless steel screws---from the.Door Lock Assy and press/push the Door Lock Assy out.
Re-install both stainless steel screws (but do not re-attach the Lock)
Add one flat washer (preferably stainless steel) to each screw.
Take the Door Lock Assy and bring it up to the 2 screws----re-install.
The flat washers will cause/make the Door Lock Assy to move inward towards the tub---and when the Locking Cam pulls the door to it's *locked* position---provides a tighter seal.
Greater than 90% of the time---this resolves the leak. If not---a new DOOR GASKET will be needed.
This type of leak---usually occurs on older LG washers that do NOT have the True Balance Feature---and is on a *wood* floor (shakes during spin cycle).
Clean the door at the 6 o'clock position---remove debris (hair/lint) that can accumulate at the bottom of the glass "bubble".
And Academy Fellow Willie shares a door leak fix with general application to all front loaders:
The cleaning of the hair build-up at the 6 o'clock position on the door glass and gasket is very important.
In the last couple months I've had two front loaders with this exact problem and it was just a case of a small bit of hair on the glass that makes a wick to let water dribble out during the complete cycle, (one was a Frigidaire and the other was a Whirlpool Duet).
Source: LG front loader washer...weepy door gasket
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