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Fabric softner dispenser

My fabric softner dispenser fills up with water so i know the valve is working, but it does not empy the container out into the wash.

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    cleaned with hot water and bleach

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Take the soap dispenser drawer out and clean the drawer and the underneath the drawer, then clean the inside of the machine where the drawer fits into to. It could be caused by a build up of soap.

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