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I can't get dispenser drawer of my Bosch washing machine out. I press down on the 'insert' as instructed and pull quite hard, but drawer won't come out. Thank you.

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You should not have to press to hard try jiggling it as you pull the soap can jam it up

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I understand you want to know how to remove the fabric softener dispenser from your Frigidaire washer, model# ATF6000ES. To remove the drawer, please do the following:

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- Reach back into the left rear corner or the drawer cavity and press down firmly on the lock tab (left rear portion of the drawer). Pull out the drawer.

- Remove the insert from the bleach and fabric softner compartments.

- Rinse the drawer and inserts with hot tap water to remove traces of accumulated powders and liquids. Large amounts of fabric softner residue may indicate improper dilution or that more frequent cleaning is required.

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