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Fabric Softner section won't fully drain....

Hello please help if you can! The little cup section, where you pour the fabric softner into, won't fully drain. The fabric softner leaves, but water, or a fabric softner/water combo always remains. Any idea what I can do?

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  • Jenbar Aug 14, 2007

    Thank you!

    Does the soap drawer come all the way out? Because I tried to attempt this yesterday, and it appeared that it only came out so far. I didn't want to risk breaking anything, so I didn't really try and force it... is it a simple pull out?

  • Jenbar Aug 17, 2007

    Thanks, got it out and cleaned up. I have heard also that I may need to dilute the fabric softner, as it may be too thick. Makes sense, because I hadn't had this problem before - but am currently using different "ultra concentrated" fabric softner compared to what I normally use.

    Haven't used the washer since I cleaned out the drawer - so hopefully it will work.


  • KMKM May 26, 2013

    MY BLEACH JUST RUNS RIGHT THROUGH THE BLEACH container! Any suggestions? It drains all way into the drawer BENEATH the WASHER, where the clothes are ;--(

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    fabric softner will not run through

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    fabric softner is clogged

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    The fabric softner dispenser will not empty out. Is there a way to clean it out? I've tried hot water and it didn't work.



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Take your soap draw out pull the fabric softener tub out wash leave all of your soap draw in a bucket of hot water scrub with a brush this should clean a small hole which lets your conditioner out simply fix common fault m8

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    peter gittos Aug 14, 2007

    yes it should do it might have like a cente clip to push or when youve pulled it out have a look at the back there will be either a clip or a flap if non of these than it might be like a whirlpool model that u just pull it will be hard because what they have is a small lip underneath which you have to get over the front facia m8

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    peter gittos Aug 17, 2007

    your ok but u shouldnt have to dilute it u just need to clean once every few months all washers do it common thing m8



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