How to Repair a Leaking Washing Machine

Fix the most common leaks yourself and avoid a $75 service call.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Socket/ratchet set
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Putty knife
  • Slip joint pliers

Special tools: Hose clamp pliers, Spanner wrench

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Repair parts as needed