How To Fix Samsung Leaking Washer

How To Fix Samsung Leaking Washer

A leaky Samsung washing machine is a frustrating and costly problem to address However, it’s often an issue that can be repaired with just a few hours of experience and a couple of tools. This article will discuss the most common reasons for a Samsung washing machine leaking and provide step-by-step instructions for fixing it. We’ve got your back, no matter if you are facing a minor leak or massive flooding. If you follow the correct approach, you can fix leaky washers and get back to your laundry in just a few minutes.

Inspect the washer’s hoses in case it’s leaking

There are various types of hoses that can be located on the Samsung washer, however the drain and fill are the most well-known. How do you inspect the hoses that are on your Samsung washing machine:

  1. Begin by looking at the connections on the back of the washer to ensure they are secure, and then verify that the leak is not caused by a blocked home drain that is leaking through the standpipe.
  2. To examine the internal hoses inside the washer, turn off the power supply. Then take off the cabinet.
  3. There are many internal hoses. Most are found attached to the tub. Check the hoses for cracks, abrasions or other damage.
  4. It is necessary to repair the damaged hoses with a Samsung replacement.


The water pump or drain pump is a component on a Samsung washing machine which drains the water out of the tub. You can choose to have the pump driven by belt or direct driven. You may also require an electric pump.

  1. Before you start connecting your Samsung washing machine from power sources.
  2. Remove the cabinet or front panel of your appliance and identify the pump(s).
  3. An outlet, or drain hose , will be supplied through the pump. It may also have an inlet to your tub. There may also be an outlet that is circulating. If you notice water leakage out of the Samsung washer during a wash or drain cycle, you should check the area of the drain pump. Find evidence of a loose clamp or a leaky or damaged hose connected to the pump in first.
  4. If the leak originates through the pump, then you’ll require a Samsung replacement pump.

Tub Cover Gasket

The tub cover gasket is used on front-load and top-loading Samsung washers. It will seal the tub’s external tub with the tub cover. If you’re experiencing water leaks during the wash or spin portions of the cycle, it is likely that the gasket for the tub could be the culprit. How to test the gasket on the tub cover of a Samsung washing-machine:

  1. Unplug your Samsung washing machine and remove the front panel or cabinet.
  2. Locate the tub cover gasket. To get to the tub cover you will likely have to remove off the cover.
  3. Check the gasket for evidence of wear or damage, look for any signs of water leakage or soapy water stains on the area to aid in diagnosing the issue.
  4. It is necessary to replace the Samsung tub cover gasket in the event that your gasket has been damaged or worn.

Water Inlet Valve

This valve regulates the flow of hot and cold water to the Samsung washing machines.

  1. How to check your Samsung washing machine’s water outlet valve: Connect the power source and the water source from your washing machine before beginning.
  2. Remove the rear panel from your appliance and identify the water inlet valve. It likely will be located close to the hose connection.
  3. Remove the valve from the washer and examine the screens for debris or buildups. Be careful as the screens can’t be changed. If they’re damaged, you’ll have to replace the entire valve. Also, examine the valve for wear, cracks or damage.
  4. Using a multi-meter on Rx1 mode, put the probes onto the valve’s terminals. There should be a distinct reading , based on the type of valve. Go through the instruction manual to determine what the recommended reading is for a functioning valve. If you see unsatisfactory readings within the acceptable range, or if the valve is damaged, you’ll need a Samsung replacement valve.

Bellows or Door Boot Seals

The door bellows or door boot seal is installed for front load washers by Samsung to ensure that the door is sealed between it and the tub’s exterior. Normal wear and tear can cause the bellows made of rubber to crack. Moreover, foreign objects could cut or tear the bellows, causing an area of leakage at the front of the Samsung washer. If the washer seems to be leaking near the door area, then you ought to suspect that the bellows could be the cause.

  1. Remove the Samsung washer’s source of power.
  2. The door should be opened and look over the bellows for indications of wear or damage, or for the buildup of dirt and dirt that might prevent a perfect seal to the door. Beware of foreign objects as they can cause severe injuries and are usually hidden within the bellows folds.
  3. Samsung replacement bellows is required if you experience any of these signs.

Water Level Switch or Pressure Switch and Air Dome Tube

If your Samsung washer leaks during the fill portion the cycle, it may be overfilling. The water level switch, activated by pressure, serves to regulate the level of water within the tub. As the water fills in the tub it will compress the air inside the tube. It will then push against the diaphragm of the switch. The valve for water inlet is operated by the switch, which will turn off the valve at the appropriate water level. How do you check the switch for water level in your Samsung washing machine:

  1. Before you begin, make sure that you have removed the electricity from the washer because you’ll be working with electrical components.
  2. Find and remove your water level switch. The switch for water level is typically hidden in the back of the control panel. It is connected to the tub with a hose, or air dome tube. For Samsung washers that have an electronic control, this switch might be found in the sump , which is below the tub.
  3. To identify whether the switch has a problem it is first necessary to eliminate the air dome hose to determine if it is a problem. Find signs of cracks or worn areas on the hose. Untangle the hose and then submerge the hose in water. Seal one end and blow air into the other and check for bubbles. Also, make sure there are no obstructions in the hose. If the air dome hose appears to be in good condition, you may need a replacement water level switch from Samsung.

Door Catch

Front-load Samsung washer’s door catch is responsible for closing the door during the wash cycle. The door locking mechanism is designed to secure the door catch or hook in order to prevent it from opening during the process. If the door catch is damaged, it could permit the door to be locked but still not provide an watertight seal. How to inspect the door catch of a Samsung washer:

  1. Depending on the model, you may need to remove the front panel in order to open the door catch properly for you to check it. For other models, you can take off the screws that hold it in place. To get access to the front panel, you’ll need to disconnect it before you begin.
  2. Take a look at the door’s catch for cracks, discoloration, wear, damage, or other foreign objects that may make it difficult to close properly.
  3. You’ll need a new Samsung door catch If you spot any wear or damage.

Tub Seal or Boot Seal

Tub Seals or Boot Seals are used on a Samsung washing machine in order to prevent water from getting dripping between the shaft of the basket and the transmission shaft. A damaged seal could cause the tub’s main bearing to fail. It could start as a small water leak. If your washer leaks during the filling or agitation part of the cycle, then it’s possible that the tub seal is damaged and will need to be replaced. What can you do to check the tub seal on the Samsung washing machine:

  1. To verify whether the tub seal is the reason for your leak, remove the front of your washer and allow the washer to fill normally with water. In the event of signs of damage to the tub, look for the location in which the transmission shaft gets into the tub.
  2. On front load washers removal of the rear access panel is necessary. Check for evidence of water leakage from the weep holes in the housing for bearings on the rear.
  3. If you see any signs of leakage while doing the above checks, you are in need of a Samsung replacement tub seal.