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Dispenser fills with water.

The detergent dispenser fills with water and does not empty after almost every load.
Why is this? I have adjusted the amount of detergent and use he rated detergent. I adjust the amount of clothing so as not to overload. The filter has been cleaned. Nothing seems to help. Whazzup with this???

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The reason there is still water in the dispenser, and this in normal by the way, is the unit uses the pre wash and main wash valve to activate the fabric softener. Basically when the two valves come on they force water into the fabric softener compartment. There can be some overflow and it ends up in the blue cup nothing to worry about. Now if you have detergent there, then that is a problem..
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Apparently this brand has had a lot of issues concerning your problem, and one owner even found this link below that should be very helpful to you now, and in the future. It seems that more owners have more knowledge than the techs. do beings that this is a fairly new brand on the market.

http://136.166.4.200/contents/Laundry/WM2277.htm

Hope this helps. Post me back if I can be of more assistance, or you can rate my solution to let me know how helpful, (or not), I was.
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