How To Fix Crosley Leaking Washer

How To Fix Crosley Leaking Washer

Although a leaky Crosley washing machine is frustrating and costly to repair but it is typically resolved with some basic skills and tools. In this article, we will look at the main causes of a leaky washing machine from Crosley and give step-by-step instructions to fix the issue. No matter if you’re experiencing minor leaks or a massive flood, we’ve got your covered. By following the correct method, you can fix leaky washing machine and be back to washing your clothes in short time. Check the washer’s hoses if there is leakage. There are many types of hoses that can be found on a Crosley washer, however the drain and fill are among the most used. What you can do to examine the hoses that are on your Crosley washing machine:

  1. To make sure they’re properly tightened, look at the connections on the back. In the next step, check to see if there isn’t any obstruction in the drain.
  2. If no signs of leaks are found from inspecting the external hosesthen disconnect your washer from its power source and remove the cabinet from the Crosley washing machine to inspect the internal hoses.
  3. There are a variety of internal hoses. Most will be connected to the tub. Examine the hoses for signs of cracking, abrasions, or other damage.
  4. You will need to repair the damaged hoses with Crosley replacement.


A water pump, or drain pump is a component on a Crosley washing machine which drains the water out of the tub. It is possible to make the pump driven by belt or direct driven. Also, you might require an electric pump. How do you inspect the pump of your Crosley washing machine’s pump:

  1. Disconnect the Crosley washing appliance from the power source before you begin.
  2. Remove the cabinet or the front panel of the appliance. Find the pump(s).
  3. The pump will have an outlet , or drain hose, an outlet from the tub, and may have an outlet for circulating the hose as well. Check the drain pump if water is leaking from your Crosley washer. First, check for loose hose clamps or leaky hoses connecting to the pump.
  4. If the leak is coming through the pump, then you’ll need a Crosley replacement pump.

Tub Cover Gasket

Tub Cover Gasket is found on front-load and top-loading Crosley washers. It is used to seal the tub’s exterior with the tub cover. Tub cover gaskets may be responsible for leakage of water during wash or spin. How do you check the gasket on the tub cover of a Crosley washing-machine:

  1. Unplug your Crosley washing machine and take off the front panel or cabinet.
  2. Locate the gasket on the tub cover. It’s likely you’ll need to take off the tub cover to get to it.
  3. Inspect the gasket for any indications of wear or damage, you must also look for any signs of water leakage or soapy water staining in this region to help identify the problem.
  4. If the gasket on your tub is worn or damaged, or if you notice signs of leaks in the area You will require a Crosley replacement tub cover gasket.

Water Inlet Valve

The water inlet valve on your Crosley washing machine controls the inflow of hot and cold water into the washing machine. How do you check the valve that controls water inlet for your Crosley washing machine:

  1. Remove the power source and the water source of your washing machine before beginning.
  2. Unclip the appliance’s back panel, and then locate the water outlet. It likely will be located directly behind the hose connections.
  3. After taking the valve out of the washer, inspect the screens inside the valve for any buildups or debris and then remove any debris you see. It is important to be cautious since the screens can’t be replaced. If they are damaged, you’ll need to replace the whole valve. You must also examine the valve for any signs of cracking, wear, or damage.
  4. Using a multi-meter set to Rx1 mode, put the probes on the terminals of the valve. The result you’ll get will differ from one model to the next, refer to your owner’s manual for what the recommended reading for a functioning valve should be.
  5. If you get an error outside the recommended range, if you see a reading of zero, or if your valve appears to be damaged and you require a Crosley replacement valve for water inlet.

Bellows, also known as Door Boot Seal

The seal is used to seal between the tub and the door for front-load washers from Crosley. The bellows of rubber may crack from wear and wear and tear. Foreign objects could also cause a leak to the front of your Crosley washer. If your washer is leaking or appears to be leaking near the door area, then you must suspect that the bellows may be the cause.

  1. Unplug the Crosley washer’s power source.
  2. Make sure the door is free of damage, dirt, or buildup. Be aware that foreign objects can cause serious injuries and are usually hidden within the bellows folds.
  3. If you observe any of the above symptoms You will require Crosley replacement bellows.

Water Level Switch, Pressure Switch & Air Dome Tub

A leaky Crosley washer can be due to overfilling. The water level switch which is activated by pressure, is used to regulate the level of water within the tub. The water will be able to fill the tub and pressurize the air inside it, pushing against the diaphragm. The valve for water inlet is controlled by the switch, that will shut off the valve when it reaches the appropriate water level. Here’s how you can check the water level switch in your Crosley washer:

  1. If you’re going to work on electrical components, you must make sure you have turned off the washer’s power.
  2. Find and pull out your water level switch. It is normally found in the control panel behind and is usually equipped with a hose or an air dome tube connecting the tub. The switch is located beneath the tub in Crosley washers equipped with electronic controls.
  3. To identify if the switch is bad it is first necessary to eliminate the air dome hose as a problem. Examine for indications of cracks or worn areas in the hose. Submerge the hose in water and then pull it out. Close the end, blow air into one end, and look for bubbles. Also, check for obstructions in the hose.
  4. If the air dome hose appears to be in good condition, then it is possible that you need a Crosley replacement water level switch.

Door Catch

Front-load Crosley washer’s door catch responsible for closing the door during the washing cycle. The door locking mechanism will latch the hook or catch on the door and prevent the door from being opened during the process. If the door catch is damaged, it could allow the door to be locked, but not offer an airtight seal. How do you inspect a Crosley washing machine’s door catch:

  1. It is possible to remove the front panel off , depending on the model you have to be able see the door catch. In other models, you’ll be able access it by simply pulling off the screws that hold it in place. To access the front panel, it is necessary to disconnect it before you begin.
  2. Visually inspect the door catch for cracks, discoloration or wear and tear, or any foreign objects that might make it difficult to close properly.
  3. If you observe any indications of damage or wear, you will need a Crosley door catch replacement.

Tub Seal or Boot Seal

Tub Seal or Boot Seal employed on Crosley washing machine in order to prevent water from flowing between the shaft of the basket and the transmission shaft. The problem with defective seals usually starts as a small water leak but they can cause an eventual failure of the primary tub bearing. The tub seal could have been damaged and must be replace if your washer leaks during fill or agitation. You can check the tub seal on the Crosley washing machine by following these steps:

  1. Remove the front panel from the washer and let it fill with water as normal. For indications of water damage, look for the place where the transmission shaft goes into the tub.
  2. For front load washers, removal of the access panel at the rear is required. You should look for water leaking from the weep holes near the bearing case in the rear. If you see any water leaking from the weep holes that are located close to the rear bearing housing, it is time to get a new tub seal from Crosley.