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I need to know how to add powder detergent booster to the washer

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See the following Sears site for PDF versions of their manuals.

You'll have to select the right one for you washer since it appears that there are three different Model Numbers that use the same stock number.

http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/search?query=45986

Posted on Jul 04, 2010

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SOURCE: How to add liquid detergent and powder booster at the same time?

any booster would go in the detergent dispenser,should not be a problem if you are doing warm washes.if you do alot of cold washes,check for build up and clean from time to time.

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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