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Which compartment does my detergent/fabric softener go in?

I have an LG front loader wasing machine, model WD 8074FHB. No manual! The detergent drawer has three compartments, but where does the detergent go, the fabric softener and the bleach?
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You can get all of Whirlpools user guides here:
http://www.whirlpool.co.uk/app.cnt/whr/en_GB/pageid/pgsrvifuhome001/ifu/home Generally the one one the left - is for pre-wash (if clothes really soiled), the middle one is for powder (if you use it) and the last one is for softener or bleach.
I just use liquitabs - which go directly into the drum, and fabric softender.

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