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FIXED WF42H5600AP Samsung washer leaking from air vent in back

Mr Rogers

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Unsure if you're still dealing with this, but I have a similar model where after awhile I finally noticed the liquid was actually coming from that air vent. I took the top off, and removed the hose which was pretty easy to do. The foam filter in the vent opening was soaked so I rinsed it out and dried it before putting it back. I did a look for what might cause that to happen, and it sounds like it's usually soap related. I'm doing what the guide said as I type this, which is to run some back to back self clean cycles to clear residue build up. Hopefully that resolves it. I also was seemingly over due to drain the front and clean that filter, so I took care of that as well.

Occasionally my 13 year old starts loads, so I am wondering if maybe he's been using too much soap. I know the drum definitely gets over filled sometimes, so I'm going to try and prevent that as well.

Have you had any success since your last post?

Mine
Model Number WF42H5000AW/A2
Brand Samsung
Age <5 years
 

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