What Can You Do When Your Washing Machine Leaves
May 08, 2012 Try cleaning it with white vinegar, but if that doesnt fix the problem, you may need to have the entire gasket replaced. The Drive Belt Is Damaged. Another issue might be a damaged drive belt, though not all washers have drive belts. If yours has one, it is what rotates the drum during washing to distribute detergent, bleach and fabric softener.