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Offline tlplumco

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Water leaks thru door
« on: August 08, 2009, 08:24:38 AM »

My front load LG WM2277HB washer leaks water thru the door on the recirculation water cycle diagnostic #10 troubleshoot process. I checked the gasket and door and there is no visible signs of any debris buildup or tears on the gasket. The door lock is working properly and I removed the front panel to check inside. This washer is 6 years old.
Any HELP would be appreciated.
TY

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Re: Water leaks thru door
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2009, 08:03:37 PM »
Is the Water Level that high that it actually touches the Door Seal / Glass ?
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Offline tlplumco

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Re: Water leaks thru door
« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2009, 09:13:28 AM »
Hello,
No, it happens when the recirculation pump goes on and the nozzle at the top of the door pours water down the glass from the top.
Then it pours out from the bottom of the door.
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Re: Water leaks thru door
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2009, 09:15:57 AM »
As unlikley as it seems, from your description the door/gasket connection is where it is coming from.  Clean the inner glass where it touches the door and inspect the gasket (by feel).  You can pull the spring clamp off the gasket and inspect the recirc hose connection at the top, but it comes off easier than it goes on, a cotter pin puller or other hook tool works wonders for hooking the FRONT spring back on.
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Re: Water leaks thru door
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2009, 09:39:30 AM »
I cleaned the glass and pulled the front panel off to inspect the gasket and it seems to be fine.I did not pull the spring clamp on the front because of the rust buildup on the spring.
I was wondering if the rust on the front spring clamp might have something to do with it?

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Re: Water leaks thru door
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2009, 09:41:26 AM »
One other fix, if everything is clean I have used a washer between the door latch and the front panel to tighten the door. You can do that through the gasket on the front as well.  Just put a washer on each screw. Fine needlenose plyers help. :) And yes the rust could cause it to swell and not make a good seal.
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Re: Water leaks thru door
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2009, 09:45:35 AM »
Let me give that a try and I'll let you know the results.
TY