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christo83 09-23-2012 04:48 PM

Reassembled front load now water smells moldy
 
A couple months after replacing rear bearing and seals we now have the moldy smell problem that these machines are pron to but never had before. I didn't replace the gasket between the barrel half's but there no leaks there. The rubber boot looked good and is glued back into place on the door face. The only thing I can see that maybe causing an issue is there's still water in the pump boot and the water exit line at the end of the spin out. Maybe a pump issue?

Gene 09-24-2012 06:23 PM

It can be. Check the drain pump and the hoses.

Gene.

christo83 09-24-2012 07:16 PM

Thanks, I'm guessing there should be little if no water left in the boot off the pump and the exit water line. I have water in both.

Gene 09-25-2012 01:42 PM

It does not drain out completely because water works as a lubricant for the pump impeller.

Gene.


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