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The softner remains in the compartment and does not move into the

Machine during the rinse cycle. It remains completely in the softner compartment and I haved to clean and throw it out at the end of the washing. My clothes do not smell of the softner. Please help.

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Try 2 things -
(1) clean the dispenser drawer - it can be fully removed. Also if you look inside where the drawer goes, it can get clogged up with black "gunge" over time soi wirth cleaning that too. I find inter-dental useful for going into the nooks and crannies; and
(2) along the bottom right hand corner of your machine you should see a small flap. Open this and to the left of this compartment you should see a flexible rubber hose (mine is black) Unclip this and pull it out gently as far as you can. Having a shallow bucket ready, uncap the end of the hose and some dirty smelling water comes out that has collected over time should pour out. Do this often to keep machine ticking over. I hope this helps you.

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