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Leaking Washing Machine Plastic Tub


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hello,

I've got a hairline crack in my washing machines tub and was wondering if it would be possible to use a heat gun of some sort to melt the plastic together. the crack is about 3cm long and is dripping about three cups of water per cycle.

Thanks.

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Hello. In the past I've used a soldering iron to weld small cracks in plastic outer tubs. I wouldn't recommend using a heat gun, but the soldering iron was perfect.

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I've now written a full article on how to seal a crack in washing machine drum

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