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  • Detergent/Additive Usage
  • Installation
  • Washing Machines
  • Last Updated 05/30/2014

Detergent / Additive usage



1. Are the siphoning pieces attached properly ?

  • If the pieces that fit into the tray for siphoning are not inserted properly,

    Assemble properly  and don’t push down too hard (blocking the flow)


    2. Have the Drawer and siphoning pieces been cleaned recently ?

    • If not cleaned regularly and thoroughly, detergent residue can build up,

                 Causing blockages to the water flow. These blockages will cause the

                 water to overflow and leak out. Remove the Drawer and detach the siphoning

                 pieces. Clean thoroughly under warm running water with a cloth or soft brush


    3. How much detergent, is used ?

    • Too much detergent, bleach or softener can prevent proper dispensing and

                 cause overflow. Fabric softener should not be filled beyond the max fill line.

                 Most leaking from this compartment is due to wrong detergent or too much detergent.


    4. Is water supply pressure high ?

    • Check the water supply pressure --  low or high

      Water supply pressure must be between 100 ~1000 kPa.(1~10kgf/cm²)

      Because of  the high water pressure, water can over flow as it splashes on drawer.

      Reduce the pressure a little bit


    If the problem is not resolved, please call  LG Support representative on 1800-180 -9999 (Toll Free)



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