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Bleach Dispenser clogged, washer over filling

I had a family member come and stay with me and clearly, she can't read that the dispenser in the Washing Machine said BLEACH - she filled it with Fabric Softener for about 5 loads.

I thought I'd cleaned it all up, but now I am having a problem with my washer overfilling, even when set on the lowest setting.

Could the two be related and how can I clean the dispenser so that it can be resolved?


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  • brandyhagz Jan 25, 2009

    Opps, I posted this in the wrong place. It's a 11029842991 model.

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If the unit is over filling this is a completly seperate problem. you have either a bad pressure switch or possibly the hose that goes to the pressure switch either is detached or (i hate to say it) YOU HAVE A MOUSE! tip the washer back and lean it against the wall. but please not all the way on it's back unless you want a different problem. You need to locate the plastic tub look to the right you will see the air dome on the tub there is a hose that connects to this. see if its attached and let me know

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