Leaky injector nozzle

ApplianceMaytag Washer

ModelA608

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Michael From Lindstrom, MN

Sep 12, 2010

8 out of 8 people found this instruction helpful

Water was leaking at the injector nozzle during the fill cycle. I could not visually see any damage to the existing part, but, ordered replacement parts, anyway. The new parts arrived and looked EXACTLY like the old ones. Clearly, the new parts would leak, too. So, I cut a three-inch length of 3/4-inch OD pipe and spliced the two hoses together, completely eliminating the troublesome parts. The washer works fine and does not leak. And, it fills much faster, now. I still have no clue as to the purpose of the injector nozzle nor do I know why it did NOT leak for 30 years.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Plastic Injector Nozzle

Part Number: PS2018687

$4.06
In Stock

Rubber Injector Valve

Part Number: PS2019175

$9.60
In Stock