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I have a front load Samsung washing machine, and it's started leaking around the door, which I take to mean that the seal is getting warn out.
Is there any possible way to get it working again, or is just replacing it the best option?

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There's no good way to restore resiliency and surface integrity to that type of material for a substantial length of time. The seal itself shouldn't be terribly expensive, and replacement is the best long-term fix.

  • Yeah, I just ordered a new one. It was just $60 I wasn't hoping to spend right now :) – AndyD273 Nov 30 '16 at 18:14
  • @AndyD273 I had replaced ours some years back. Keep your old one to compare to the new one. I had ordered a replacement and the replacement was very floppy and light weight. I returned it for another which more closely matched the original in stoutness. The replacement has already held up a few years thus far. – jxramos Oct 21 '18 at 9:06
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The best option is of course to replace the seal. The temporary fix is a squirt of silicone lubricant spray, which can make it more pliable and seal better, for a short time. Same goes for windshield wipers.

  • I'll have to pick some of that up so we can get some stuff washed until the new seal gets delivered. Thanks for the tip. – AndyD273 Nov 30 '16 at 18:15

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