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Lg washer bleach dispenser leaks onto the front of washer down to the floor

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Make sure your machine is lavel and just a little higher in the front about 1/16 in and do not fill all the way to line just under line

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DO NOT overfill the bleach dispenser. The first time it happened to me, I knew I had put a little too much bleach in. When I turned the machine on, it ran out and down the front of the machine into a puddle on the floor. I did it once again, and the same thing happened. Now that I'm aware of it, it hasn't happened since.

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

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