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Dispenser leakage WE had a service guy come to the house - he ordered us a part - it is flat plastic and round with a rectanglar opening on top that goes down to a small round opening on the bottom - on the back is a female opening of four plastic parts - the part looks like it should fit onto the tube at the upper back middle of the dispenser drawer cabinet - however, it is too large on top and hits the top of the cabinet - it came with no directions and the manual is no help. How does if fit or where does it go?

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A photograph would be helpful; but how come he didn't tell you where to fit it, and no instructions. Call him up. Your model number? Someone here will help.

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Thanks for you quick response lucyshoes. I will try that.

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If you cannot get the dispenser cap opened, submerge and soak it in some hot water. Liquid fabric softener is a type of wax that, over a period of time, will harden and clog the dispenser (as you well know by now). In many cases you do not have to take it apart if you just use the hot water method. You may have to rinse and repeat several times. Try this and let me know if you have any luck. If you require further assistance, please post back with your complete model number, so I can see what type of dispenser cap we are talking about. I hope this helps you.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet frontloader washer's dispenser stays filled

I had a similar problem, but mine was with the detergent side. I removed the top of the washer and had to clean the dial that advances to let the cyle of dispensing continue. It worked, but now the machine shakes and I am told is 'unbalanced'

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Washer, Fabric Softener Dispenser

THIS IS AN EXPENSIVE FIX FOR A SMALL PROBLEM I RECOMMEND BUYING A "DOWNEY BALL" IF YOU MUST HAVE FAB SOFT

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