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My wcvh6800jmr - the liquid soap falls into the laundry drum as soon as I pour it in the dispenser and slide it in closed..

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This is most likely due to the soap drawer divider not pushed all the way down.

The divider is adjustable to handle different types of soap (see below). My guess is that it got lifted and is allowing liquid soap to spill underneath rather than being pushed through the hose. Try pressing down on it really hard or removing and readjusting.

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