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SOURCE: how do i get the detergent/fab. softener tray

Softener is a combination of wax, transport solution, and perfume.
What clogs up the dispenser is the wax.

Try pouring very hot water (close to boiling) down the path that the softener takes to get to the tub. This will melt the wax build up and wash it out.

You will need to do this multiple times to get all the wax melted.
Don't use water so hot that it melts the plastic parts.

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