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Leaking water from front of door. Replaced boot seal but still leaking. It looks like door is kicked out at the bottom. Would replacing the hinges help?

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I would say check the hinge mechanism. If it "sticks" it can hold the door slightly ajar

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Try turning the water pressure down. If you have high water pressure the water comes into the dispenser to hard and splashes over the front & side of the dispenser draw the trickles down the inside of the front panel out on to the floor. Very common front loader problem.

Posted on Sep 30, 2015

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get a thin rubber ring of the same diameter of the door and fix it around tightly then the water wont leak out

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

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SOURCE: LG WM2688HM front loader is leaking water around the door seal

this may be coming from the soap dispenser and running down round the door way and to the bottom- investigate that first. otherwise the seal may be worn/ damaged and needs replacing.

Posted on Mar 16, 2009

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Try checking the rubber boot from the door opening to the drum for signs of hole or cracking..

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Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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Check out the front seal carefully for a replacement. Due to the flexibility of the seal, it is not to easy to spot a tear mark, Under pressure of an operation load, a small tear will allow water leaking through, so there is a leak. It is very common that a hard sharp object left inside clothing and during washing cycle, it makes its way to the seal and cause a damage. Hope this can help.

Posted on Jan 08, 2010

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SOURCE: Water Leaks out of bottom of door

the first thing i would try is to loosen the hing screws couple of turns,push in on the bottom hinge and tighten screws.

Posted on Dec 10, 2013

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