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How to add powdered Calgon water softener to Whirlpool Duet front-loading washing machine.

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Try to put it in where the fabric softener goes, just curious why would you put water softener in your machine?

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How to clean whirlpool duet fabric softener tube


Pour some hot water in it and see if it drains properly. You'll have to run a couple loads without fabric softener to get it cleaned out right.

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I have a Duet front loader and I've noticed that my towels get stiffer the more I wash them. I used to use liquid detergent and fabric softner, but the repair man suggested I use powder soap and...


No truth to powder being better .fabric softeners on the towels is fine it does help keep them soft they just don't absorb moisture as well.. I belive you biggest issue is over drying the towels,use a lower temp setting on dryer and do Not trust auto dry settings for towels,expermint with timed settings, if towels are not dry you can always add a few more minutes,but over temp and over dry will stiffen and age them prematurely

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With a whirlpool front loader, the tray you put the washing powder in has 3 compartments what goes in which compartment


If the model number you have this question listed under is correct, the Duet dispenser tray is arranged as follows:

1. The LEFT compartment is for detergent. There is a separator guide that needs to stay in place. Place it in the forward most position if using liquid detergent and the aftermost position if using powder.

2. The RIGHT FRONT compartment is where you put liquid fabric softener.

3. The RIGHT REAR compartment is where you add liquid bleach.

An illustration with full explanation is available on Page 12 of the Whirlpool Duet owner's manual. If you no longer have a manual, you can go to managemylife.com and download or print a copy for FREE.

If you have any further questions, or if your model number is different, please post back and let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

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Can hard water be used i n front loading washing machine


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No prob, but it would be adviseable to use a product called CALGON, it is a water softning powder, and will prevent build up of lime scale in washer due to hard water.
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I have a quite normal front load whirlpool washing machine and the feeling when I clean my clothes is that the smell is that fresh smell anymore, does not smell like softener or any soap but a horrible...


Oh angel!
a rose by any other name!

If your clothes smell worse after washing then the machine is full of gunge from all the previous washes. One of the worst things that puts a gluggy deposit inside machines is of all things Softener!
You could try putting a generous two cups of Sugar Soap Concentrate into your machine and filling it with warm water. Then let it stand for 24 hrs, Then start the wash cycle.
This may clear the gunge. If not the only sure remedy is a strip down and degunk and that will cost you a few dollars.

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Clothes don't smell good after they have been washed.


Front loaders are known for building up mold and the smell.
It’s caused by using liquid detergent which is made from animal fat. Use powder. And use the minimum amount.
It’s caused by using fabric softener. Dilute it 50/50 with water.
It’s caused by the water remaining in the tub between washes. Leave the door open to allow it to dry. .
Pull the rubber door seal back and clean the mold off .
Affresh is recommended by some manufacturers. You run it through a wash cycle with it.

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Put powder directly in the front load drum instead of the dispenser. What will happen?


not effectively. run the machine for a long cycle to clean any excess detergent out. the add normally through the dispenser

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