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Washers - Fabric Softener Dispenser Feature

For front-loading washers:

  1. Slowly open the dispenser drawer by first sliding the safety latch to the right. Then pull the drawer out until it stops.
  2. Pour the recommended amount of fabric softener into the compartment labeled fabric softener.
Note: Do not exceed the maximum fill line. Overfilling can cause early dispensing of the fabric softener, which could result in stained clothes.

From time to time, you may see water in the fabric softener compartment. This is a result of the siphoning action and is part of the normal operation.

For Top load washers:

If your washer has an agitator with a fabric softener dispenser, pour the manufacturers recommended amount of softener into the dispenser cup. Add water to dispenser until it reaches the maximum fill line on the dispenser. Continue with adding your detergent and your load. After closing the lid, select your knob settings. Select a fabric softener option on the control panel of your washer. Your washer may have more than one fabric softener option. Selecting an option for fabric softener will enable the washer to properly dispense the fabric softener during the rinse portion of the cycle. If your washer has an Infusor, use ultra or concentrated fabric softener and measure the manufacturer's recommended amount into the bottle's cap. Open the sealed dispenser's tab, and pour the softener into the dispenser. After the softener has drained into the dispenser, push the dispenser tab down Continue with adding your detergent and your load. After closing the lid, select your settings. Select a fabric softener option on the control panel of your washer. Your washer may have more than one fabric softener option. Selecting an option for fabric softener will enable the washer to properly dispense the fabric softener during the rinse portion of the cycle.

To view a video for fabric softener usage:
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To view a video for fixing an Agitator installed fabric softener broken or noisy:
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