How can I clean the detergent dispensers on my front load washing machine?

Last modified : Mar 02. 2018

Cleaning the Detergent Drawer

The Detergent Drawer should be cleaned to prevent detergent, and softener build-up. If or when build up occurs, odour and leakage issues can occur.

To remove and clean the detergent drawer, follow the instructions below:

1 Press and hold the button on the inside of the dispenser while pulling out and lifting up on the drawer.
Detergent drawer
2 Remove the liquid detergent insert and its siphon cap. Also remove the fabric softener and bleach compartments.
Detergent drawer

Please note: All parts of the detergent drawer can be washed in a dishwasher on the top rack. However, do not dry in the dishwasher as the heating process may damage the plastic.

3 Wash all the parts under running water.
4 Clean the dispenser recesses with a soft brush.
5 Re-insert the siphon cap and push firmly into place.
6 Re-install the detergent draw.
7 Add a cup of chlorine bleach to the liquid bleach dispenser.
8 Run a rinse and spin cycle with no load in the washer.

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