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Bosch maxx 1000 - when finished cycle, leaves central fabric conditioner drawer full of water + trace of condtioner.

Have cleaned sump - pump area per manual and machine cleaner very hot wash, with overnight hot soak but water still left in drawer.

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    Peter Courtier Oct 02, 2015

    All suggestions have been of some help - but a bit like fixing a 2 stroke-engine sometimes it gets fixed but you don't quite know how ! My problem seems to be fixed and was helped greatly by finding on Youtube a video of a guy fixing a problem by complete removal of the top panel of m/c ! - somewhat beyond my capability; BUT it did show me how water actually was supplied to the dispenser area through many smallish holes like a pepper pot. You cant see the 'roof' of the dispenser cavity unless you're looking at the underside of it. Video showed that I could clean out the water supply area by 'blindly' using a dish wash brush sort of upside down. Having done this AND ensuring NOT to overload M/c + NOT using 'QUICK WASH' option the M/c now works FINE - thks to all respondees.

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Check that the hose that connects the drawer to the tub is clean, fabric conditioner normally gunks up especially on colder wash cycles.

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SOURCE: Fabric Dispenser

The detergent dispenser is located above the detergent drawer. A water pipe is connected to it and water entrance and distributed to drawer's cells (following the programmed cycle) by a lever's movement (part of the dispenser). The lever movement is controlled by two solenoids that received their power from the timer. By opening upper machine's cover you will have an access to the dispenser. Disconnect the power cable from the machine before moving to next test !!!! Look first that they are not any disconnected wires. Move manually dispenser's lever and see if water running to all cells (depend on your movement). In case it doesn't work properly remove the unit from the machine and try to clean it (I hope it will help, otherwise you should replace the unit). In case it works properly (manually) - you should test by a multi-tester solenoid's resistance. the one that doesn't have a resistance measurement should be replaced. Good luck !!

Posted on Sep 04, 2007

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Just been through this with our Bosch Maxx, problem was the pump discharge pipe was blocked with soap deposits. I also removed the large black rubber pipe from the drum/pump and cleaned this out as well.
All working fine now.
SteveN

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SOURCE: fabric conditioner still in compartment after wash

Most washers recommend dilluting the softener with water when you put it in the compartment. It can build up and completely block it. I've had to manually remove it with anything I could find to reach it and since I've started dilluting it have had not problem.

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SOURCE: My washing machine isnt accepting fabric conditioner

have you lifted up the conditioner flap on the drawer, you would of seen a long plastic tube sticking up, this tube gets blocked from time to time resulting in the softner not going into the machine. if you have cleaned this tube when you took the drawer out, then the only other cause is the solonoid vavle is the fault. this is easily replaced.
if you have any difficulties, you may if you wish, email me at appliancesdav@hotmail.com

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