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LAUNDRY DETERGENT CAN I USE DREFT LAUNDRY SOAP IN MY LG FRONT LOADER?

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Greetings MOMMA2,

Typically it is recommended to use only HE (High Efficiency) in your front loading units. The difference between HE soaps and normal detergents is that they are low sudsing soaps. HE Machines need low sudsing detergents and if regular detergent is used, the excess suds could lead to washer problems. Unfortunately just using a smaller amount of regular detergent does not fix the issue. Only the use of HE detergent assures the proper performance of your unit.

Due to this, it is NOT recommended using Dreft in HE machines.
One recommendation out there is to look for 2x Ultra Tide HE Free, which is made without dyes or perfumes.

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Posted on May 28, 2008

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Yes you can but remember to only use 2 tablespoons of detergent.  It may not say it in the owner's manual but it is what the factory is telling us to relay to the customers.

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