Door leaks are caused by buildup of hair, lint or residue on the gasket or the inside door glass. Leaking can happen if the door gasket is damaged, leading to excessive leakage from the door.
Inspect the Door Gasket for Tears or Damage
Ensure that there are no tears or damage within the door gasket of LG washing machine.
Please note if torn or damaged, please visit our "Request a Repair" page to arrange for a professional repair engineers to replace the gasket.
Clean the Door and Door-Gasket
While wearing gloves, mix a cleaning solution of 3/4 cup bleach OR vineger to 1 gallon of water.
- Wipe the inside door gently, from top to bottom, and around to the round edge where the door meets the gasket.
- With a cloth and the cleaning soltion, clean the surface of the door gasket.
- Pull the lip of the gasket back, and clean the underneath of the gasket lip.
Please do note: DO NOT use straight bleach to clean the gasket, as this can cause the gasket to deteriorate over time. Please also ensure to clean out any hair, lint, and detergent builtup within the gasket.
Run Tub Cycle
If you see any hair, fabric threading or residue build up, remove it and run a tub clean cycle on your washing machine to check if the leaking stopped.
If the rubber gasket is torn or damaged, or the door and gasket are clean but the leak persist, the unit requires a repair service. Please visit our "Request a Repair" page for a professional service.