LG wm2277H washer . . . water left over in dispenser
In the drawer of my dispenser, I have a couple of slots. The one I use exclusively is the liquid dispenser.
For some reason, after a load of laundry, there is water (not liquid detergent) left in the dispenser. I take it out, empty it and then do another load and it happens again. I've pulled the whole drawer out, and it doesn't appear to have anything clogged. My laundry is still fresh and clean . . .
It hasn't done this before and I've had the machine about 4 years.
What to do?
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A common issue on older lg washers, since fixed with a redesign on newer ones. The immediate solution is to take washers top off and partially take dispenser tray apart to free it. The issue is the fabric dispenser is slightly ajar and catching on a lip of the dispenser top and jamming the tray. Thoroughly cleaning tray and all parts will fix but a more foolproof permanent solution involves filing down the leading edge of the fabric softener tub to a rounded edge so it will never happen again. Not easy, but doable. Two screws in back to take top off by sliding it back about two inches and lifting off. Good luck
I suggest you remove the soap dispenser drawer and thoroughly clean it, ensuring that the outlet at the back of the drawer where the water and soap feed into the machine are completely clear of any soap buildup.
Before you replace the drawer, ensure that the water feed into the drawer (this is a pipe or tube above the drawer slot) is not clogged with soap.
I have the same problem I think. During the wash cycle, water sometimes starts spraying/leaking from the detergent dispenser drawer. This orignally only happened during a 'NORMAL' wash and when I ran a 'SPEED WASH' it was ok. Now all of a sudden it's doing it during the 'SPEED WASH' also. I though it might be the water pressure so I turned down the flow going to the washer but that doesn't seem to help. If I knew how the detergent system worked maybe it would be easier to solve this problem.
You could have a clog in the housing underneath the dispenser where the water flows through a hose into the tub. Pull the dispenser drawer completely out. There is a tab that needs to be depressed to release the drawer and remove it. Check the opening at the bottom of the housing just inside the dispenser housing opening to see if a small sock or garment is clogging this opening. Reach down into this opening to see if an item is inside the hose. This is the normal issue that will cause water to leak out of the dispenser housing.
Wash the dispenser drawer thoroughly with warm water. Make sure that you pull off the siphon covers and wash all siphon holes. This process is described in your owner's manual. Replace the dispenser drawer and try the washer again.
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Remove the dispenser drawer by pushing down on the tab at the center back and pulling drawer out. Now, remove the top of the fabric softener compartment and the parts of the soap dispenser and clean them all out. An old toothbrush often helps. Reassemble and replace. They should siphon out now.
my washer is about 1 year old. It started leaving water in all the the compartments,soap,bleach and softner. I tried everything also. Nothing seemed to work. I finally took the hoses off the back of the machine, and the cold water hose screen was clogged up going into the machine. I cleaned all the screens and haven't had that problem again. I think there wasn't enough water pressure to flush out the containers. I dont think its gravity or suction, its water pressure. unless you get a blast of water into these compartments, there will always be water left in these containers.