Question about Candy Washing Machines

1 Answer

Candy Auto Sprint 1400

The fabric softener draw is left full of water at the end of any cycle and my washing smells musty. Please help!

Thanks

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

My auto sprint washing machine is not puping all water away and when it does work the clotheses are still wet, also does not complete cycle as lights flash so have to start al over again

Posted on Nov 13, 2012

6 Suggested Answers

  • 641 Answers

SOURCE: Maytag Washing Machine

The detergent dispenser is located above the detergent drawer. A water pipe is connected to it and water entrance and distributed to drawer's cells (following the programmed cycle) by a lever's movement (part of the dispenser). The lever movement is controlled by two solenoids that received their power from the timer. By opening upper machine's cover you will have an access to the dispenser. Disconnect the power cable from the machine before moving to next test !!!! Look first that they are not any disconnected wires. Move manually dispenser's lever and see if water running to all cells (depend on your movement). In case it doesn't work properly remove the unit from the machine and try to clean it (I hope it will help, otherwise you should replace the unit). In case it works properly (manually) - you should test by a multi-tester solenoid's resistance. the one that doesn't have a resistance measurement should be replaced. Good luck !!

Posted on Sep 06, 2007

  • 213 Answers

SOURCE: Problems with fabric softener

you either have low cold water pressure being caused by the screens on both ends of the cold waterline being clogged by sediment or one of the solinoids for the water inlet is bad. try removing cold water hose and cleaning both screens if that doesnt help youll need a solinoid

Posted on Nov 20, 2007

  • 4 Answers

SOURCE: Fabric softener compartment problem.

I have this problem as well.. All washing machines manufactured nowadays are energy effficient, which means that they don't use as much water as the older models. This can result in a build-up of bacteria in the top part of the washing machine, which is clogging up the bit where the water comes through to flush the fabric conditioner into the drum. What I have to do every so often, is to take the top off the washing machine and clean out the layer of black slime that has built up, blocking the holes where the water goes into the washing machine. Another contributory factor is that the usual program used is a 40 degree wash, which is not hot enough to completely flush the machine through. Manufacturers recommend running a 90 degree wash once a month with just washing powder in iit, no clothes. Hope this is some help

Posted on Dec 12, 2007

kjmac
  • 97 Answers

SOURCE: Dispenser still full of water and fabric softener

hiya
this could be caused by a faulty cold inlet valve if the detergent is not being taken away. however if the detergent iis being taken away then the valve is working ok as it fills the compartment with water lifting the detergent out and into the washing machine.

hope this helps


please dont forget to rate the helpfulness of this reply, thanks kj

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

  • 51 Answers

SOURCE: My washing machine isnt accepting fabric conditioner

have you lifted up the conditioner flap on the drawer, you would of seen a long plastic tube sticking up, this tube gets blocked from time to time resulting in the softner not going into the machine. if you have cleaned this tube when you took the drawer out, then the only other cause is the solonoid vavle is the fault. this is easily replaced.
if you have any difficulties, you may if you wish, email me at appliancesdav@hotmail.com

pallesappliancerepairs.com

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

blueextc3221
  • 15935 Answers

SOURCE: fabric softener dispenser won't drain the fabric softener.

It appears your softener tray door solenoid has failed in this instance... or it may be gummed up.

For replacement parts - head on over to PartSelect.com or RepairClinic.com and enter in your full model number for a full parts listing.
I recommend both sites because ...


FixYa has no affiliation with either site - I have been using and recommending them for years - trouble free.

PartSelect has a great schematic database for locating the part on your unit and great "testimonials" for each part that often times includes HOW-TO information.
RepairClinic has pictures of each part they sell and also a great how-to and troubleshooting for basic repairs.


If your unit has never been serviced - there should still be an original service manual enclosed in plastic taped to the inside of the shell.
In the service manual are Error codes, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting steps you can follow.


Anything too complicated or beyond your scope should be handled by a professional.

If you think you want to tackle the repair - and have gotten stuck on a step - reply to your question and I will be glad to help you out.




Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Fabric dispenser leaves water in dispenser after wash is done


Fabric Softener Compartment Full Of Water - White Goods ...

www.whitegoodshelp.co.uk > ... > DIY Washing Machine Repair Help
Jul 9, 2013 - The small fabric conditioner compartment in the soap dispenser drawer has a ... filter at the bottom of my machine is also full of water after every wash my machine is Russell ... My washer flushes out the softener but then leaves the water at the end. ... When the wash cycle has finished the fabric conditioner ...

Jan 16, 2016 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

When washing machine does not take fabric softener in still left in draw at end of wash


Hi,if you start the cycle again open draw despencer you should hear and see water wooshing inside if nothing then the valve that lets the water through must have packed up or despencer is blocked if you can hear the water clean despencer draw.
hope this was some help

Mar 28, 2015 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

My question is this..why doesnt my clothes smell like fabric softner?? They dont smell at all..like i never put anything in there...and the fabric softner compartment never fully drains of its water what...


The fabric softener may be unscented.

The softener compartment is flushed during the wash cycle to clear it completely, therefore some water remains at the end.

Aug 01, 2014 | Washing Machines

2 Answers

Zanussie essential 1400 smell of mould can't get rid of it


g'day. Move the machine to check for leaking water. This could be from the taps in the back, or hose clamps throughout the machine and could be causing chronic dampness around the machine. Also check for filter to clean pump. You might have to look under the machine. The soap draw can also get clogged up - but generally doesn't smell. good luck

Aug 14, 2011 | Zanussi FC1200W Front Load Washer

3 Answers

I have a Siemens XL 1400 washing machine and recently the fabric softener is not being taken from the drawer. I am unsure if this is because the fabric conditioner ( Comfort Concentrate Aloe Vera ) is too...


Siemens
WXLP1460 Front Load
Thisvideo will show you how to keep your soap draw clear and how to service the parts
Please remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel for all appliance tutorials

a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question..

Mar 08, 2010 | Siemens WXLP1460 Front Load

1 Answer

Leaks water under unit and smells musty model# mah6500aww door boot was replaced and still looks fine doesnt allways leak just when it wants too also cloths smell like river water and sometimes still has...


Front loaders are known for building up mold and the smell.
It’s caused by using liquid detergent which is made from animal fat. Use powder. And use the minimum amount.
It’s caused by using fabric softener. Dilute it 50/50 with water.
It’s caused by the water remaining in the tub between washes. Leave the door open to allow it to dry. .
Pull the rubber door seal back and clean the mold off .
Affresh is recommended by some manufacturers. You run it through a wash cycle with it.

Oct 07, 2009 | Maytag Neptune Washer

2 Answers

1994 Kenmore 90 series washer smells musty


Do a boil wash without clothes & detergents, with a cup of bicarbonate of soda in the soap drawer.

Mar 30, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

1 Answer

Candy washer dryer 1400 spin cmd 146


try taking the soap dispenser draw out a give it a thorough clean inside and on the underneath of the drawer, then clean inside the machine where the drawer fits into. Sometimes a build up of detergent/softener can cause this.

I hope this helps

Jan 19, 2009 | Candy CNW136 Front Load Washer/Dryer

4 Answers

Dispenser still full of water and fabric softener


fabric softener This video will show you how to keep your soap draw clear and how to service the parts
Please remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel for all appliance tutorials
a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

Nov 15, 2006 | Bosch WFL 2463 Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

403 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Candy Washing Machines Experts

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1456 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60960 Answers

Are you a Candy Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...