Question about Frigidaire GLTF2940E Gallery 3.5 Cu. Ft. King Size Front Loading Washer
This has to do with my Frigidaire Gallery front loader clothes washer. The softener that I put in the fabric softener dispenser goes into the washer as soon as the washer is turned on and the dispenser fills up instead with a little bit of water. Any ideas about how I can orrect this?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Not sure if you already did this, but try pulling the face plates off inside the dispencer and take it to the sink and run very hot water into the "stand pipe" that projects off the back of the face plate to make sure they are clear and no old crusty products are in the hole.. Then put them back in and push down hard and make sure they are fully seated.
If the plates are loose and not seated or clogged, there will be little or no siphon effect to draw the fluids out of the dispenser. At least thats how it seems to work
Also, if you pull the top off the washer, there is an adjustment on top of the dispenser to adjust the dispensing ratios I believe.
I just did that procedure the other day on my machine and the wife said it works good now.
Let me know it it works for you, I was wondering if it was just a coincidence.
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
It appears your softener tray door solenoid has failed in this instance... or it may be gummed up.
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Posted on Sep 13, 2010
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