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Detergent dispenser stuck, I think the detergent cup is preventing the drawer from opening

I am not able to open the drawer to put soap, bleach and Fab softner in it. I think the detergent cup is preventing the drawer from opening. How can I get the drawer open with out breaking anything?

Thanks for your help....

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  • Timco Feb 15, 2008

    Can I remove the top lid of the machine to get acess inside of the soap drawer?

  • Timco Feb 17, 2008

    Oil will not fix!!! If you knew about this model there is a soap dish inside the drawer that is blocking it from opening. How is oil going to help ?

  • Nelson Jul 29, 2012

    Remove the machine's top cover to get access to the drawer assembly. Remove two screws that hold it in. Slide out a bit. Pop the drawer handles clips with swear driver . The assembly has clip on top. Clean soap out of the drawer so that part move smoothly again. You might try to run the machine a few times this might clear soap with taking things apart.

  • Nelson Jul 29, 2012

    Looks like mine is different model so may not be the same.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    I want to remove the plastic dividers in the detergent & softner area, its a mess. how can i do this with out breaking them?



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Here there is a user guide and instructions of a similar washer model.
and also all available LG washer manuals to download.
Have a look of how top lid is mounted.

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Hello sir

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    Mohamed Ismail Feb 15, 2008

    Try this, use an oil (could be a lubricating oil, else even hair oil wud do) main purpose is to remove friction, so place ample oil on the edges of the cup or the place of openings of the cup and simultaneously shake carefully to make space and agitate the oil to go deeper to make it free...!!! Waiting for ur reply...!!!


  • Mohamed Ismail
    Mohamed Ismail Feb 15, 2008

    Just do as i directed and u will certainly get it opened..!!!


  • Mohamed Ismail
    Mohamed Ismail Feb 17, 2008

    Just shake open the dispenser towards left and right outwards simultaneously pouring few drops of oil into the edges and corners... once the dispenser comes out, then clean all the places with damp cloth to remove oil stains...!!!

  • Mohamed Ismail
    Mohamed Ismail Feb 17, 2008

    if ur goin to try to remove the soap dispenser, unless it is an automating dispenser.. it can help u to lubricate, normaly they get struck due to damp conditions...!!!



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