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kris majka Posted on Jul 02, 2006
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Softner dispenser the softner doesn't get into the washer at all. It did work for many years and recently off and on. Now not at all. I have removed the cold water hose and cleaned the screen inlet. I have poked an open paperclip into holes that should dispense water to softner dispenser in case they were plugged. Have changed my whole house water filter for better pressure. Have taken out the dispenser and cleaned. Have no idea what to do next. Any help would be appreciated.

  • kris majka Aug 25, 2007

    I did manage to fix softner dispenser. The whole where the water enters the dispenser was clogged. I used a pipe cleaner to get it cleared. It took awhile as there was a lot of gunk there. (I don't know why)

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    once you pour in the softner it does not cycle through no water goes in dispencer

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The detergent dispenser is located above the detergent drawer. A water pipe is connected to it and water entrance and distributed to drawer's cells (following the programmed cycle) by a lever's movement (part of the dispenser). The lever movement is controlled by two solenoids that received their power from the timer. By opening upper machine's cover you will have an access to the dispenser. Disconnect the power cable from the machine before moving to next test !!!! Look first that they are not any disconnected wires. Move manually dispenser's lever and see if water running to all cells (depend on your movement). In case it doesn't work properly remove the unit from the machine and try to clean it (I hope it will help, otherwise you should replace the unit). In case it works properly (manually) - you should test by a multi-tester solenoid's resistance. the one that doesn't have a resistance measurement should be replaced. Good luck !!

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