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Bleach/Fabric softner dispenser full of water after wash

This is my third Fridgadaire affinity 6700 washer in three weeks. 1st one had a musty mold smell. The 2nd the door squeaked like a 100 year old door and the the spin cycle didn't work. Now on my third which I just had delivered today after the wash is complete there is standing water past the fill lines on the fabric softner/bleach dispenser. Is there a quick fix to this because if not I'm probably gonna just return the set and get my money back and get LG front loaders. Thanks

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I cannot help you solve your problem with your Frigidaire, however DO NOT buy an LG washer unless you happen to be intimately involved with an LG employee!!

I purchase a $1200 LG washer 3 years ago. Until this year it worked very well. Then the bearing in the stator motor blew. This, mind you, is *still* under warrantee but I have been unable, even with the dubious help of LG, to get one of their "authorized" repairmen to come to my house and fix it. True, I live in a rural area, but it isn't like I'm hundreds of miles from any of the three repair services they named. Apparently LG doesn't pay them well for warrantee repairs because they all wanted more money and refused the work!

I am going to turn all of the information and communications I have had with LG (by email thank goodness!) to my State's Attorney's Office.

Good luck in getting this repaired.

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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