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LG front loader not filling properly

I recently asked a question about my LG, but got only answers about a "drainage" problem (water leaving the washer). The problem is in the tunnel where the water goes after it flows through the soap dish and BEFORE it enters the washing machine. It is flowing too slowly (only started doing this recently) and then the water backs up into the soap dish and pours out the front of the machine. When we pull out the soap dish while the water is filling, we can see that it just isn't flowing fast enough and we believe there might be something blocking it. We don't know how to access that part of the washer.The soap dish area is very clean, we don't use fabric softeners.

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  • Anonymous Apr 17, 2008

    Yes!  We have the same problem.  I actually don't know the actual model # but it's a Kenmore.  just started.  It was intermittent initially.  A repair person came and then of course it worked again....twice he came, twice it worked, now it doesn't again.  Apparantly is something with the circuit board.  Sears can't provide someone on the phone to troubleshoot it.  Now the repair person is unfortunately sick.  He's the only one in town.  The next town over has a repair person who is coming tomorrow but has 18 other service calls so can't come to our place. He comes once/ week.  We have 3 children.  Ack!  Life could be worse I suppose.  Any suggestions anyone?



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You have to remove the top of machine to have access here. Plug off the wall; you need a grip plier to loosen the clip to see what is blocking the hose.................refit carefully & firmly.

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