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LG washer leaking problem

Some leakage under (not with every load) annoying-also fab/bleach dispensers have water in them most of the time. didn't notice any leak til warranty expired. don't use toooo much detergent and hoses are not leaking. evidently I'm not the only one who has these LG problems. Thanks for any help

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  • jlschmidt6 Sep 25, 2008

    There is leakage ( not every load ) seeming to come from the dispenser drawer. The bleach and fabric softener cups are full of water when the drawer is opened, but then drain when the drawer is pulled out. I have repeatedly removed the drawer to check for clogs, but it is perfectly clean. What's up ?
    This began happening when the washer was 6 months old.


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You may be using too much detergent.  Use only 2 tablespoons of detergent in your wash.  Using too much will oversud the machine causing the suds to go out the back vent and on to the floor giving the sense of a leak.  
On the dispenser, make sure that the containers are clean and free of any debris.

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