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Whirlpool washer model wfw9150ww01 won't dispense bleach

This washer will dispense detergent and softner properly but will leave bleach in the dispenser. Can't see a reason why. Help?

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    rickdoan71 Jan 16, 2013

    B.H. Thank you for your response. I pulled the top off and located the three valves. I could not see any reason i.e. loose wiring etc as to why they aren't working. From the configuration, I thought if I tried just cold water on the white cycle that might work, just to try a different valve, but to no avail. So, is there a way to test these valves? Continuity? I'm a licensed electrician so I'm comfortable troubleshooting, just want to know what I'm looking for. Thanks! Rick

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My guess is that the valve that pushes water into the bleach compartment has stopped working. It should be accessable from the top. I have some maytags similar to your machine that i have to remove the front panel to remove a couple screws to lift the top like a car hood. Not sure about your machine though.

Posted on Jan 12, 2013

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SOURCE: Bleach and Fabric Softner Dispenser

This is absolutely normal and you dont have to worry about it..
The reason for this:
The fabric softener compartment uses an over flow method to get the fabric softener out of its compartment and into the wash load. Water comes up underneath through a syphon tube and gently fills the fabric softener dispenser and causes it to over flow in its diluted state. The reason for this is that it is the most effective way for fabric softener to be diluted prior to hitting the clothes in the drum. Fabric softener has to be diluted before coming into contact with fabrics.

This is in contrast to how detergents dispensers work which simply flush the soap powder in to the drum by water being squirted on to it from above.

It is perfectly normal to have a fabric softener dispenser full of clean water after the wash cycle. Just lift and empty it out when you need to fill it with fabric softner for your next wash

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

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My washer had the same problem, first not dispensing bleach or softner and then it began stopping altogether several times during the wash cycle. One we removed the water hoses and thoroughly cleaned them out, the problem was solved-apparently not enough water was flowing and the washer couldn't cycle properly. Good luck.

Posted on Feb 18, 2008

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SOURCE: Fabric Sofner won't dispense

hi there remove the soap drawer then remove the cover over the softener compartment you will more than likely find a blockage in the cover siphon or the down tube on the drawer

Posted on Feb 29, 2008

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this is joyce
You need to call who ever you bought it from and tell them the problem that you are having, I have the same set and I am not having that problem at all. I love my set, just be sure to use the he detergent, or you will have problems that the manufactr will not help with.
thanks,
Dont overload machine the clothes wont smell clean.
joyce

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet dispenser problem

I had the same problem my fabric softener would not dispense.Close shut-off valves and take off the water hoses off the back of the washer and look for blockage on the screen.Mine was plugged up and after cleaning it off it works like new.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

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