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#1 gstar

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 01:35 PM

Greetings, my front load washer is leaking from the bottom of the door.  When I opened the door, I noticed a kink in the rubber gasket.  Is there something I can do besided buying a new gasket?

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 01:45 PM

If the gasket is deformed/distorted at the area where the door closes (seal lip) the gasket will need to be replaced.
To eliminate:

Musty odor

L-O-N-G cycle times

Dingy/yellowing whites

Suds error message

Slow spin speeds

Intermittent water leaks (from rear of washer)

And other annoying symptoms which vary brand-to brand.

Read below:

The *correct* amount of HE (High Efficiency) detergent that should be used in any front load or agitatorless top load washer with tub sizes 3.0 cu ft and larger is as follows:

HE: (2) Tablespoons Per Wash Load

HE 2X: (1) Tablespoon

HE 3X: (1) Teaspoon

Perform a TUB CLEAN CYCLE every (4) months.

Use: "Tide Washing Machine Cleaner"

#3 gstar

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 01:47 PM

Thanks

#4 john63

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 01:49 PM

Door Gasket ("boot") part number: DC64-01570A
To eliminate:

Musty odor

L-O-N-G cycle times

Dingy/yellowing whites

Suds error message

Slow spin speeds

Intermittent water leaks (from rear of washer)

And other annoying symptoms which vary brand-to brand.

Read below:

The *correct* amount of HE (High Efficiency) detergent that should be used in any front load or agitatorless top load washer with tub sizes 3.0 cu ft and larger is as follows:

HE: (2) Tablespoons Per Wash Load

HE 2X: (1) Tablespoon

HE 3X: (1) Teaspoon

Perform a TUB CLEAN CYCLE every (4) months.

Use: "Tide Washing Machine Cleaner"

#5 gstar

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Posted 06 July 2010 - 01:54 PM

You are truely Master.

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