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When I fill detergent, bleach, and fabric softener into the appropriate receptacles of my Kenmore front loader I see it all run into the machine immediately. Can this be correct?

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It is definitely not normal for the detergent, fabric softener, and the bleach to be dispensed immediately. They must be dispensed at the appropriate time in the wash cycle. It's either the machine is not level, dispensing mechanism is malfunctioning, or the dispenser compartments are excessively filled. There are level markings for the bleach and fabric softener compartment where they can be filled up to before dispensing on their own begins. Dispensing should only start after the compartments are filled with water.

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