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Bleach not always being emptied, bleach marks on clothes, bleach sometimes runs right out when you fill it.

We to are having problems with the bleach dispenser.
Sometimes the load finishes and it is still full.
We have bleached spots on some of our clothes.
Sometimes when we fill the dispener the bleach empties immediately, running into the unstarted washer and down the side and front of it.

Yes we have cleaned the dispenser, yes we use Tide HE Free and yes the washer is level front too back and side to side.

Coming from a technical back ground it would seem the problem is quite simply poor design an LG should supply a free replacement dispenser that works for all machines with this problem.

Another route would be for all people with the same problem to file a law suit against LG.

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  • Anonymous Oct 31, 2008

    We to are having problems with the bleach dispenser.

    Sometimes the load finishes and it is still full.

    We have bleached spots on some of our clothes.

    Sometimes when we fill the dispener the bleach empties immediately,
    running into the unstarted washer and down the side and front of it.



    Yes we have cleaned the dispenser, yes we use Tide HE Free and yes the washer is level front too back and side to side.



  • jdsmith77 Jan 16, 2009

    The bleach dispenser in my LG doesn't dispense. The tray is still full after the completed wash cycle.

  • JLKKB5 Feb 03, 2009

    Bleach not always being emptied, several bleach marks on clothes, bleach sometimes runs right out when you fill it, down the front of the machine and onto the floor . Also detergent holder is always full of water when I go to start a new load. After I quickly open and shut the drawer, it drains out.

    When I first got my machine, it worked great. Now I can't bleach whites anymore for fear that the next load I do will end up with bleach stains. I just stopped using bleach. This is a big problem and I would like to know what to do!!!!!

  • jdsmith77 May 11, 2010

    The bleach in my LG stays in the tray - tray is full after the wash/rinse cycle has completed.

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The dispenser works on a siphon principal. If you over fill the cup it will start the siphon and empty before it should. If that's happening you're using way too much. You only need about a tablespoon of soap, softner and bleach for a full load.

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