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If your front loader has a gap between the gasket and the tub, take a flashlight and check to see that nothing is lodged in this area. I found one of my baby's bibs in this space and removed it with tweezers. I have no idea how this was causing water to come out of the soap basket (since the bib would spin with the tub and couldn't always be blocking water flow into the tub), but it fixed the problem. Also got rid of the squeaking noise and reduced speed during the spin cycle.

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Some washing machines, can flood water out of the soap dispenser when a hose gets blocked (usually with un dissolved soap powder) .Water flooding out of the front of a washing machine's soap dispenser can also be an indication of overfilling or a partial pump blockage if it does it when spinning.
Black gunge in the top of the soap dispenser can cause water to spray towards the front and leak. Take out the soap dispenser drawer and look at the roof of the soap dispenser. If it's covered in black gunge, blocking some of the water holes, it could be causing problems. In extreme cases you have to replace the dispenser.

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take back off machine, at the bottom of the drum is a very large clip slacken off and clean out fillter (looks like a bellows)
you will find a lot of muck in the filter
did this last week and its now running ok
ian

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SOURCE: water is backing and flooding out the front from the soap drawer.

Sounds like this is the case check your hose from soap drawer that feeds drum, may need unblocked.

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If possible pull out your drawer and clean it up. Reason due to clogging with detergent, etc. Refer to your manual. If you can't get the drawer out, use a tooth brush to scrub; see that brush does not fall in. The dirt can fall in. To test if clear, pour water into drawer by opening it just so the water will fall in. Try all the drawers.

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Kenmore front lading washer - water is coming out under the soap dispenser. Its not going to the wahers tub.

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We had water pour out of the dispenser of our Kenmore HE2 washer. hot water helped us for one load then i realize that a trapped rag was the problem We were actually able to pull the face cloth out of the intake tube without taking everything apart!
opened the washer door and feel around inside the rubber seals to find where the intake tube connects to the drum (upper-left side). felt a small bit of cloth sticking out of the tube and were able to slowly work it out by pulling back and forth. and pulled it completely out thats all it was try this fi

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