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My fabric softner dispenser in my whirpool machine does not let out the fabric softner untill the clothes are already rinsed and dried

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Try cleaning it out maybe with some vinegar

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I have a whirlpool top load washer It does not have a fabric dispenser. When I try to add fabric softner to the rinse cycle , on restart , it throws out all the water , without rinsing. Help!!!


Hello Lennox Tillett,

There's always those DRYER SHEETS... just as smelly.

I'm guessing that is the DESIGN SPEC...
(washing machine's working as designed)...

(NOT TO BE OPENED DURING CYCLE).

ASSUMING YOU HAVE READ YOUR OWNERS MANUAL..???


Without your make, model and year... One cannot even begin to SPECULATE the risk & prohibitive cost to UPGRADE (electrically modify) your machine...

My wife prohibited my use of that "STUFF" years ago... Feels & smells better without it...

Regardless...

If you go on line to the MANY parts houses, Amazon or eBay... Kohl's... you will find FABRIC SOFTNER DISPENSERS...

I RECOMMEND the PARTS HOUSES...
some devices fit right on the agitator
(if it is not already there).

Happy hunting!!

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Oct 10, 2016 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Bleach and Fabric Softner Dispenser


Hi
This is a result of the siphoning action and is part of the normal operation of the washer. Water
may be removed by removing the dispenser drawer and draining
water into the empty drum or sink.

Outside
• When washing is completed, wipe top and sides of washer with a damp cloth. Turn water
faucets off to prevent pressure build-up in the hoses.
• As needed, clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Never use harsh, gritty or
abrasive cleansers. If door or console becomes stained, clean with diluted chlorine bleach
[1/2 cup (120 ml) in 1 quart (.95 L) water]. Rinse several times with clear water.
• Remove glue residue from tape or labels with a mixture of warm water and mild detergent.
Or, touch residue with the sticky side of the tape or label.
• Before moving the washer, place a strip of cardboard or thin fiberboard under the front
leveling legs to prevent floor damage.
Cleaning the Dispenser Drawer Area
Detergent and fabric softener may build up in the dispenser drawer. Residue should be removed
once or twice a month.
• Remove the drawer by pulling the drawer out until it stops. (Figure 1)
• Reach back into the left rear corner of the drawer cavity and press down firmly on the lock
tab (left rear portion of the drawer). Pull out the drawer. (Figure 2)
• Remove the insert from the bleach and fabric softener compartments. (Figure 3)
• Rinse the drawer and inserts with hot tap water to remove traces of accumulated powders
and liquids. Large amounts of fabric softener residue may indicate improper dilution or
more frequent cleaning is required.
• To clean the drawer opening, use a small brush to clean the recess. Remove all residue
from the upper and lower parts of the recess. (Figure 4)
• Replace the insert pressing the "X" to lock it in place. Return the dispenser drawer.
Inside
• Remove items from the washer as soon as the cycle ends. Excess wrinkling, color transfer,
and odors may develop in items left in the washer.
• Before cleaning the washer interior, unplug the electrical power cord to avoid electrical
shock hazards.
• Dry around the washer door opening, flexible gasket, and door glass. These areas should
always be clean to ensure a water tight seal.
• When extremely soiled items have been washed, a dirty residue may remain on the drum.
Remove this by wiping the drum with a nonabrasive household cleanser. Rinse thoroughly
with water.
• Periodically, wipe dry the bottom of the flexible gasket to remove lint and other debris.
• The plastic drum vanes may become stained from fabric dye. Clean these parts with a
nonabrasive household cleanser. This prevents dye transfer to future loads.

try this out for more ref check the operations mannual page 7

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When putting softner in after loading clothes, the fabric softner runs out onto clothes before washing cycle begins


The part that puts softner in at the right time might be stuck open or broke. Have it looked at or see if you can find the problem.

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The fabric softener is clogged with dried up fabric softener on my Whirpool Washer. How can I get it cleaned out?


You really cant take them apart without breaking the dispensers. Fabric softner is basically wax and fragrance. Add very hot water to the dispenser to melt the fabric softner. In the future, water down the fabric softner.

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The fabric softner dispenser is clogged. it fills


Pour really, really hot water into it and that should disperse the fabric softerner...then run the washer with NO clothes in it...good luck

Aug 11, 2009 | GE Washing Machines

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Maytag MTW5620T2 the fabric softner despenser doesn't despense. There is mositure inside and it slings fabric softner everywhere. It leaks from the side hole of the agitator. Gets fabric softner on my...


Liquid Softener was clogged up over time.
1-Put hot water in the place of the Softener slowly and let it over flow to dissolve the solidified liquid.
2-Keep doing this until you see water at the bottom of the tub.
3-Run a small load to clean out the gum.

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Fabric softner dispenser


Small brush and plain water. Rub, flush, repeat...

If it's clogged where you can't get a brush, pour very hot water into it. Last resort would be blowing it out with an air compressor...

May 07, 2009 | GE Profile WPRE6100G Top Load Washer

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Fabric softner still in draw when wash finished


There is a blockage in the dispenser that is causing the prob.
Remove drawer from dispenser, and thoroughly clean every part of it, taking all the pieces out to do it.
To test it is working, put it back together, and before you put it back in, fill the conditioner compartment with water until it starts to overflow, turn water off, and the remaining water should continue to run out, until it is empty, if it does not , then it is still blocked.
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Thanks.

Jan 04, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Washer leaves fabric softner stain on white clothes


Dispenser wholes are probably clogged and all the softener is not dumping when it is supposed to!. Top loaders usually have a little cup like place to add the softener in the top of the agitator!
Those the Manuel tells you to rinse with water occasionally!

If you can't figure it out, call service and get it done and over!
You will feel better!!!

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Kenmore 80 Series Heavy Duty Super Capacity Plus


that is a whirpool source washer suspect wire underneath console may be where connector from wall plug connects underneath ckd all wires around timer possible power loss has been problem from the first but try to some action going again first good luck

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