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If I put soap in fabric softner spot can I just add water and let it drain out?

If somebody accidentally puts detergent in the fabric softener spot can you then just add water to make the detergent drain out then wash normally? Where does it drain too when you overfill? If it drains in to the machine then I do not have to add more detergent.

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You could remove it and clean it out. Or you can add water a few times and put it in a spin. It will only release in the spin cycle.

Posted on Dec 31, 2012

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SOURCE: Fabric Softener won't dispense

Suggestion: Possible your inlets to the machine is blocked. Check out the inlet tubes to clear out any blockages. This shd be done after the machine is off and the inlet valve is turned off. Some softeners are thick; you can add warm water 1:1, but this is not the thing in your case....

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SOURCE: Cant figure out where to put the laundry detergent in the maytag

This link will take you to the manual for your washer. Page 6 discusses where to add soaps and softners
http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/6_2727060.PDF

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SOURCE: MAH8700AWW - No Fabric Softener

Not sure if you've ever resolved this issue, but I'm dealing with it myself. I have come across this service manual that gives a very detailed illustration of the systems, how it works and how to test it.
Focus on pages 15 thru 25. Hope this helps you.
http://www.servicematters.com/maytag_library/docs/16026126.pdf

Posted on Dec 08, 2009

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