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kelvinator washer aw701g1d

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hello,

my washer leaks water as soon as the tub starts to fill. on top of the pump there is a small spout i'm guessing to keep water from running onto the motor? well good thing cause thats where it's coming from.on the bottom of clamp on the hose from the tub to the pump there is a small amount of rust but i don't see it leaking when i run water.what do you think?

thank you,

brian

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It sounds from your description, (If your sure it's not the hose leaking), that you will need a new pump.

The pump is very easy to remove, just the two clips to pop off and then lift pump straight up off motor drive shaft.

Look at the bottom of the pump and see if you see the signs of water leakage, I'm sure you will......

Here's were to get the pump if you determine for sure that is the problem, (the pump is not repairable when the seal goes out). CLICK HERE

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well, i can't see the other side of the hose so i put some toilet paper around it and ran the water and the tp was still dry. i was thinking it was the pump but wanted a second opinion. thank you for your help. i'll let you know how it goes.

brian

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am i missing somthing or do they all come off this hard? i dont want to force it to much and break somthing?

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You're dealing with rust from a leaking pump. Time for spit and determination. Since you're replacing the pump anyway, destructive removal is an appproved technique here. Large screwdrivers ffor small crowbars work well. And, don't forget everyone's favorite tool: the hammer.

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