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Lulwa Shammas Posted on Sep 03, 2006
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The water doesnt go into the area where the soap is

When I turn my AWM5083 front loader washer on, the water goes in the machine, but it doesnt go into the little compartment where the soap and softener is..

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It only go's into that compartment on the very last rinse,you have,3 compartments .(1,hot )(2 cold)(3 softener)

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