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A mouse died in the powder dispenser of my samsung J845

It fell down the dispensing hole. How am I going to get it out.

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  • fiona_lintor Feb 17, 2009

    Hi Mike the mouse fell down the intake into the bowl of the machine. i've tried removing the bottom water filter and flushing. bits of fir are coming out but not the main body. I have a samsung J845 front loading washing machine.

  • Michael Anderson May 11, 2010

    Please send your model number and I will tell you how to remove it.

    Mike Anderson

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You could have a clog in the housing underneath the dispenser where the water flows through a hose into the tub.
Pull the dispenser drawer completely out.
There is a tab that needs to be depressed to release the drawer and remove it.
Check the opening at the bottom of the housing just inside the dispenser housing opening to see if a small sock or garment is clogging this opening.
Reach down into this opening to see if an item is inside the hose.
This is the normal issue that will cause water to leak out of the dispenser housing.

Wash the dispenser drawer thoroughly with warm water. Make sure that you pull off the siphon covers and wash all siphon holes. This process is described in your owner's manual. Replace the dispenser drawer and try the washer again.

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