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Kenmore f l washingmachine 110.46472501 leak from dispenser

Checked drain,water valve, water level switch, hoses ok.
water directly gushes out of dispeser copmartment

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This is joyce
is dispenser in properly, remove and put back in. sometimes the peice that is seperating the solid from liquid is in the way and causes water to come out top.
also water pressure has a lot to do with this. has this changed. have you removed filter?
thanks

joyce

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