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FL 1085 model. Where do I put washing powder?

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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
A quick and easy way to find out which tray is which is to pull the detergent drawer out just so that you can see into it. Start a pre-wash and see where the water runs in, then advance to the main wash and observe. Finally start a rinse cycle and where the water goes in is where the conditioner/softener goes.
In a few cases I have come across, the pre-wash tray shares with the conditioner/softener part but the pre-wash powder goes in the front and the softener in the back.
Methinks you could also do with a manual ;-0)
You will need to type into your search engine/web browser '(make) washer manual' and you should be presented with a number of sources from which you can either download for free or have to pay a nominal amount. During the process you will be asked for the actual model number!
Good luck!
John C

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

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There is caked washing powder let over in the tray after every wash and the clothes are not being washed properly. How do I fix this?


read the user manual for the right section to use
if you do not have a user manual then go google and type in ---user manual for ( make and model of machine ) and download a pdf version
personally washing detergent powder causes more problems that what it is worth
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Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
Manual first, 'which tray' second ;-0)

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Unfortunately FixYa cannot provide manuals direct - members of the forum are just people from all over the world, probably working from home, and not representing any particular manufacturer ;-0)
You will need to type into your search engine/web browser '(make model number) washer manual' and you should be presented with a number of sources from which you can either download for free or have to pay a nominal amount.
You could also try the manufacturer's web site direct ;-0)

Which tray is which?
A quick and easy way to find out which tray is which is to pull the detergent drawer out just so that you can see into it. Start a pre-wash and see where the water runs in, then advance to the main wash and observe. Finally start a rinse cycle and where the water goes in is where the conditioner/softener goes.
In a few cases I have come across, the pre-wash tray shares with the conditioner/softener part but the pre-wash powder goes in the front and the softener in the back.

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Thanks and good luck!
John C.

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LAUNDRY SMELLS BAD


take out powder compartment its more likely its gone all black....also in side of the machine... get white vinager clean all inside and powder capartment .... put 2 ltrs of white vinager in drum place powder unit back were it should be..... turn machine on with no cloths in on full heat wash (boil wash)....wash through again with powder when finished ....twis before putting any cloths in ..there you have it ...oh check pump filter befor all this :)

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Do I put powder detergent in the same place I put Liquid detergent?


Detergent compartment
Add liquid or powdered detergent to this compartment for your
wash cycle. The detergent separator must always be in place,
either in the front or back position.
 Do not fill beyond the “MAX” level.
 Liquid or powdered color-safe bleach may be added to the
Main Wash compartment along with the same type of
detergent, liquid or powdered.
 Liquid detergent: Put the SEPARATOR in the front position,
between the guides, as shown as shown by Position 1 below.
There will be no gap between the bottom of the wash cycle detergent
compartment and the bottom of the separator.

Powdered detergent:
Put the SEPARATOR in the back
position, behind the guides as shown by Position 1 below. There will be
a gap between the bottom of the wash cycle detergent
compartment and the bottom of the separator.

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NOTE: The separator will be in the POWDER (back) position
when shipped from the factory.

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Where do i put washing powder in hotpoint aquarius 1000 three compartments in drawer what solutions go in what compartment


with experience, put powder in the first, softner in the middle second, pre wash in the third, but with that model i find its always best to use a liquid or gel direct into the machine, it makes the life of the machine last longer, also stops any build up residue

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Hi,

There should be an adjustable "barrier" in the drawer. One for liquid and one for powder. Open the drawer and look at it carefully, you may need a flashlight. See where you pour the powder in? Well... you know what they say about pictures and a thousand words...

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Since I don't have your model number, yours will probably look different than this pic,, but it should be close enough. All you have to do is set the barrier to the "Powder" setting.

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Depending on which compartment the powder is remaining in, it could be low water pressure causing the problem.
If it is taking some down, but not all the powder, then try putting the powder towards the front of the compartment.
If all else fails then I suggest you get one of these dispenser balls that you put straight in the drum with the washing.
Plz rate this solution.
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