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Detergent tray has too much water @ end of cycle...

Detergent tray now has a lot of water in it @ the end of the cycle. it has gotten worse over the last few months and i have to empty it after every load. have already done a sanitation cycle with vinegar twice, and a week later a sanitation cycle with bleach.

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Try pulling out the tray gently. Your tray is clogged with detergent which you have to remove with a tooth brush or something.....minor problem u have.

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