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I have a servis washing machine which has recently stopped emptying the fabric conditioner from the drawer (middle compartment) I have removed the drawer and cleaned it with no success. When the machine is switched on, you can hear the water flowing through the drawer but for some reason the conditioner remains in the drawer after the cycle has finished.

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  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    my bosch washing machine wont drawer fabric condtioner

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Can't remove drawer

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    Fabric conditioner still in draw after cycle finished . Have cleaned draw, etc & run a hot wash with soda crystals for extra clean to no avail. Have tried removing whole unit undoing all screws but it will not budge ( attempting to clean out inlet pipes) please help

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    will not use the conditioner from the drawer

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At the back of the conditioner compartment there is a syphon. check the tube of the syphon is clear. put on rinse and at the point the conditioner should be taken, open the drawer and check that there is a jet of water into the conditioner area. if not, there are some holes in the roof of the top of the box. these may be blocked. clear with a hairpin or similiar

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