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michelle palka Posted on Aug 07, 2007
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Whirlpool duet fabric softner problem

When I first started using the machine, I would fill the fabric softner and at the end of the full cycle the fabric softner and detergent spots would be empty. Now at the end of a full cycle when I try to do the next load of laundry the fabric softner spot is full of water. Why?

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  • michelle palka Aug 07, 2007

    Yes, I think it is just water. The problem is, I have to take the dispenser out of the machine to empty the water. I don't have any room to put the fabric softner in. I shouldn't have to do this with a brand new, expensive washing machine. Any suggestions.
    Thanks.

  • teresa1000 Nov 20, 2007

    I'm having the same problem. Water is filling up the fabric softner section after the load is done so for the next load, I can't put any fabric softner in because of all the water, it start spilling out once I put the softner in. It's backed up I think from putting too much Tide in the wash cycle, how do I unplug it?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    rinse cyle does not take down fabric softner and leaves water in compartments

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    compartment will not empty

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According to the whirlpool FAQ's page, that is normal. They stated that at the end of the cycle, fresh water is used to clean the detergent holders. Not sure that I believe them though.

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It obviously is backed up or splashed in from the wash. And if it is just water why worry about it.

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