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Why dont my machine take the soap powder

Hi I have recently move into a place and just got a cheep washine machine its a Hotpoint first edition 1000 spin i belived its a VM52 or could be WM52 not sure When i put the power in the draw it dont take it does anyone no why this is? there sence to be walker coming out off a little hole for the other bit in the draw but not for the powder please help

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Re: why dont my machine take the soap powder

Assuming that the bit the water is going into is the prewash dispenser (rather than a bleach or conditioner dispenser), why not just put the powder into there? Some of these machines can be a bit illogical about where the main wash powder is meant to go - sometimes even varies depending on which cycle you're running. If you can find a place that will take the powder at the right time, your problem is solved. If the instructions say different, it might even be them that's wrong. Wouldn't be the first time. A.

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