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Old 03-20-2014, 10:50 AM   #1
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My Kenmore washing machine leaks from the supply into the drum, most noticeable after doing a load of clothes. We end up turning off the water supply after each load to avoid the "drip" noise, which is a PITA and gets the clothes wet if you don't pull them out quick.

Is there a gasket or something that can be replaced?

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model number might help. How old is this machine? sounds like the supply solenoid needs to be replaced as it is not closing completely.

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It is a Kenmore 80 Series, 15+ yrs old. Model # 110.27812690.

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Al,
Still sounds like the fill solenoid has grit in it. This will cause this type of leak.
Fairly easy to change out.
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Another vote for the Solenoid. That old, there is all kind of Calcium build up on the valve. You are lucky that the Transmission has not gone out on it.
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gregz,

you had to go ahead and mention that didn't you?

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