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Water leaking through soap dispenser drawer - GE WSXH208A Front Load Washer

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  • beckertracy Sep 11, 2008

    I have a brand new Frigidaire washer and I have not used the bleach or fabric softener dispenser yet. I've done three loads of laundry and each time I open the dispenser to add the liquid soap, the bleach and fabric softener areas are filled with plain water. What's the deal with this? Is it supposed to be like that? I have a floor model and the instruction manual is missing.

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OLDFIXER was exactly right ! I had water gushing out of my LIQUID detergent tray. I removed the tray by pushing down on the flexible tab at the back of the tray and when I had the tray out I discovered A LARGE AMOUNT OF DAMP powder detergent caked up on the inside. I removed it all and sprayed some hot water inside AND ITS COMPLETELY FIXED !!! GOD BLESS OLD FIXER.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

  • bscott359 Feb 02, 2009

    The moral of this story is DO NOT USE POWDER DETERGENT in the LIQUID tray, it will cause grief !

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Assume this is a front load remove drawer ck for blockage into tub from inside at inlet and underneath drawer if you use powder detergent old detergent and clump and block line into tub

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

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Look inbetween the drum and rubber seal at 10: oclock use a flasflite, I found a thong. george

Posted on May 04, 2010

  • Susan Jenkins Jun 04, 2013

    Oh my gosh! This worked. This was the exact problem. My son said he had a sock missing and sure enough, that was the missing sock. It was so jammed in there, I didn't need a flash light. This solved 2 problems: the leak and the noise the machine had started making prior to this. Thank-you so , so much! Moral of the problem; don't let the boys jam pack the washing machine.

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If it is not a clump of soap blocking the in let. It could be a vent problem with the soap drawer removed look to the right side there is a vent tube that lets air out as water flows in. Over time material builds up and blocks it, It is corragated so it can flex when the drum is in a spin cycle. You take the top off of the washer it goes from the top of the wash drum container to the soap drawer holder. The ends are like gromets. clean it out that should help,
My washer was a Frigidair Gallery front loader,about 10 years old. California Itilian Ciao

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

If you have cleaned the drawer thoroughly with a toothbrush, It could be a blockage in the internal filter. Details on www.howtomendit.com/answers.php?id=27499

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

  • Robert Whitlock
    Robert Whitlock Dec 14, 2013

    For what it's worth, I just finished replacing the seal and bearing in the drum and had the same problem: sprinkles of water were streaming out the front of the detergent dispenser. The solution was in making sure that the three hose inserts which are situated in the back of the dispenser inside the three hoses, are fully inserted into the dispenser. They direct the water streams to their proper destinations. Mine were not fully inserted, causing the water to stream and leak in small amounts out the front of the detergent dispenser. Hope this helps!

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Refer to your manual regarding the dispenser tray. You could try using a tooth brush to clean out dry detergent, which could be blocking the flow of water. You can take out tray to clean, ref manual.

Posted on Jan 13, 2008

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Ultima WT965 - Water gushing out from door and soap drawer

you have a blocked filter, unplug from mains, take off back panel you will see a black sump hose coming from the tub to the pump, tilt the machine forward and put a dish or bowl under sump unscrew clamp and pull off slowly to release any water in the drum. You will find a blockage, also what appears to be a ping pong ball dont throw away it is meant to be there.

Posted on Mar 07, 2008

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I got my fixed last night. It was the "lid" for the softener despenser that was making the drawer stick. To remove it you need to take the top off of the washer. There is are two plastic "holders" on the back of the machine that hold the top onto the machine. Each of these "holders" have two screws, remove them, then remove the holder. You can then, with some effort, slide the top of the washer towards the back the then lift it off. You will then be able to see plastic tub that contains the drawer for the despensers. You can't remove this tub, but on the side facing the inside of the washer are a couple of tabs holding the top of the plastic down. You can gently release these tabs and pull up on the top slightly. This gave me enough "play" to then open the drawer. The problem, I believe, is that over time, that tub moves and makes it impossible for the drawer to open. With trial and error, I found that with removing the "lid" for the softener despenser, and completely closing the lid of the plastic tub, that that solved the problem.

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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SOURCE: he2 front loading washing machine leak at the soap dispenser regi

well yea im aprentasing for plumbing. i have rain into these problems before yes it is clogged. its a pain but its fixable..

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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there is a blockge so the water comes out the way it went in when spinning,
check the filter at the bottom of your drum.
rear of machine, take panel off and look in to see black rubber attached to drum about 3" diameter. filter in there.it's a kind of basket with a ball float in it.
put back the way it came off as only fits 1 way.

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