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The fabric softner is not going into my washing machine

I have got an indesit WIXL 163 washing machine, I have cleaned the dispenser tray and since doing so the fabric conditioner is not feeding through to the machine is just stays in the dispenser

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Hi there just try washing the complete soap drawer again in boiling water leave in there for 10minutes to let the hot water work into the gaps and make sure u take all the holders out of the drawer u sometimes have to use a tooth brush to get into the small holes at the bottom of the little funnel what your softener holder goes over also get a small flat blade screwdriver and clean inside that funnel if thats not clean it will stop softener from going away if this doesnt work still then when your softener is supposed to be taken thru the programme make sure the washer opens the valve for the water to go into the fabric softener holder if it doesnt then the solenoid will need replacing as this could be faulty. LET ME KNOWHOW U GET ON PLEASE PETER

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Apparently one of two things happened: 

  1. You damaged the electrical connection or
  2. You sent a glob of something down the line toward the tub.
Let's try to fix #2.  Pour warm water into the tray, wait 15 minutes and cycle the machine.  It may clear it.  If not, you'll have to go in and check out the unit.  

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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