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Detergent dispenser is filled with water after wash is completed.

After a load of laundry has been completed I've noticed when going to do another load that the detergent dispenser is filled with water. It is the main wash detergent compartment on the left side of the three compartments. I gently lifted the adjustible insert and the water drained. I was able to do another load of wash after that. The second load of wash I tried to do after noticing the water did not work. The door was locked and there were flashing lights on rinse/spin. I cleaned the pump and trap as instructed to do so by the instruction manuel. Sinse then I have done another load of wash and the wash went smoothly but when I went to put in another load I noticed that the detergent dispenser was still filled with water. I've gone over the instruction manuel several times but there is no answer to why the detergent dispenser is filling with water after each wash. If you have any ideas as to why this is happening or what it might be, I'd greatly appreciate hearing from you!! Thank you for your time!!

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The water is left there because the syphon action is not working in the dispenser, what you need to do is to remove the dispenser drawer completely and thoroughly clean the conditioner compartment, poking any holes or tube, particularly the syphon tube with a piece of flexible wire or similar to ensure it is completely unblocked.
. to test, fill the conditioner compartment with water, and it should slowly empty itself, if it does not, then it is still blocked.
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