washing machine leaks after water supply was frozen

Postby somersetsaint » Sat Dec 04, 2010 2:31 pm

My machine is outside in shed, the water supply was frozen but is now ok. However the machine leaks even when not switched on. Any ideas why?
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Postby determined » Sat Dec 11, 2010 5:58 pm

Water has frozen in the machine, expanding to crack the pipes.

Water is likely to be delivered to the machine under pressure, and as there's now a crack, the machine will leak even though it's not on (as water is sent to it under pressure).

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