Leaking Pump

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Kathleen From Benton City, WA

Jul 27, 2011

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1) Turned off power
2) Tilted washer on to its back legs and the wide held it there.
3)Removed the inlet and outlet hoses on the pump using channel lock pliers.
4) Using screw driver I detached the clips that hold the pump in place.
5) Removed Pump
6) Inserted new pump attaching the clips to hold it in place.
7) Attached the hoses.
8) Set washer back on all four legs and washed a load of clothes to confirm that the leak was fixed. Actually you could see a discolored spot where the water had been running from the pump shaft seal so it seemed pretty obvious that it was the culprit.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Direct Drive Water Pump

Part Number: PS342434

In Stock