Question about LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
I suspect that the conditioner/softener tray needs a thorough clean, paying particular attention to the sentences in BOLD ;-0)
Remove the complete drawer. To do this you will have to do one of the following-
(I am having to guess some of the following!)
Once out identify which tray is for the conditioner- the others are simply 'chutes' and open-ended.
It will normally have some sort of cover over it which you must remove to expose the little stuck up pipe/tube. On some models there is just a small individual cap over the tube. The tube is down which the conditioner and water should siphon. It is likely to be blocked by 'gunge'- a mix of powder and conditioner. The whole of the tray, particularly this pipe and the bit which fits over it, must be completely clean and clear for it to operate correctly. It is worthwhile checking fairly regularly.
If this does not work, pull out the dispenser drawer far enough to be able to just see the softener tray, select the (final?) rinse and check that water is entering the tray. If it isn't there is a fault with the water distribution and an engineer call is required ;-0(
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Fabric Softner won't dispense
fabric softener goes into the dispenser. it may be a full blown solenoid valve -or- a flapper type of solenoid valve. operation of the solenoid operates a flapper to let the softener out. go to an appliance repair site to find the solenoid - appliance parts dot com or repair clinic dot com.
Posted on Sep 05, 2007
Same deal - I have to soak up all the residual water in the softener dispenser between washes. (The detergent and bleach compartments are fine).
Posted on Jun 19, 2008
The problem is due to conditioner compartment being blocked, do the following.
Remove and thoroughly clean the soap drawer, and all individual parts of it.
Get a fairly stiff piece of wire, make a right angled bend in it about 1" long.
Poke it into all the holes in the top of the soap drawer compartment, particularly the ones at the top right of compartment.
This should solve the problem.
Posted on Dec 03, 2009
I have the same problem and sometimes water stays in the detergent tray as well. I don't have a solution other than to remove the whole tray and drain in the sink after each cycle.
Posted on Dec 17, 2009
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