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Kenmore HE3 Front Load Washer

When I start the washer, water just pours out of the front hole just under the detergent dispenser. I check the clothes inside and not a drop of water. Not sure what else I should do.

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Re: Kenmore HE3 Front Load Washer

Remove the dipenser and feel down inside the hole. You will probably feel a detergent build up in the cavity. If so clean this out and rinse with hot water. This problem is becoming more common since people are washing more in cold water to save electricty. Some detergents and fabric softeners will not disolve in cold and it "gums" up the works. Post back to let me know what you find.

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