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Detergent drawer will not open

The drawer that you open and put detergent into, on my LG front loader washing maching, is jammed and will not open all the way to put the detergent in. Could someone please advise on how to fix this problem. Thank you in advance.

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The soap dispenser in my LG WM2277H front loading washer keeps getting stuck shut. I have tried wiggling it, jiggling it and yelling at it. Nothing works. I can not pry open the back as suggested and drill a hole. There has to be a solution! Please?

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Here's a possible solution: Remove the two screws on the bottom side of the plastic clips on the back of the washer (leaving the clips attached to the washer's top), then use the palms of your hands to sharply push the top back about an inch and a half and lift the top off the machine. Now, if you can see enough through the translucent plastic to tell where the hang up is, you can drill a small hole in the top of it to allow you to push that part down so the drawer will open. Then, use foil duct tape to seal the hole.

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