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Just purchased a wt4970cw washer had old fashioned one the water level much lower than I am used to,it seems low...can't seem to turn off child lock, can I fill the water level before putting

Clothes don't seem to be so clean..water level seems to be low ?(I am used to the washer almost filling,putting detergent in letting it swish then adding clothes)also can't seem to turn off the child lock..thx!

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Press and keep holding child lock for 5 to 10 sec

Posted on Dec 22, 2014

Testimonial: "when I press and hold childlock as suggested the CL code flashes continuously but it does not unlock,press and hold again it clears the code but it does not unlock"

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SOURCE: TROMM ultra capacity washer water levels

these machines are mean on water and you can open the door after wash starts
use good quality soap powder that suits front loaders and always wash at 40 deg or above
the black stuff is body fat that is still in machine called scud to me
also if you use conditioner in rinse cycle stop using that
it can cause same problem

Posted on Jan 28, 2008

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SOURCE: Dispenser fills with water.

The reason there is still water in the dispenser, and this in normal by the way, is the unit uses the pre wash and main wash valve to activate the fabric softener. Basically when the two valves come on they force water into the fabric softener compartment. There can be some overflow and it ends up in the blue cup nothing to worry about. Now if you have detergent there, then that is a problem..
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Posted on Jun 15, 2008

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SOURCE: LG 2277 Liquid Detergent Box & Insert

please put detergent into the main(left) side of the dispenser

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: Spots on clothes after washing

Put another filter on before the washer. Try to find out if it is in the hot water or the cold. If it is the cold try a filter. If it is the hot, replace your hot water tank.

Posted on Jun 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Greasy looking spots on clothing after washing/drying.

Without seeing the spots, this is a bit speculative, but here goes,......
I'm guessing that the spots are only found on the front side, primarily of shirts, or blouses, etc. These are from grease splatters from cooking, which many times only show up after washing and drying.
The soap releases some dirt, which is attracted to the non-removed grease spot, allowing it to show up. Re-wash the clothing, pre-spotting those areas with a citrus pre-spotter.

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