Fabric Softener Dispenser Won't Drain

I have a Bosch Nexxt Essence Front Loader. I have odor and mildew issues that I have "sort of" been able to control. My problem now is that, although I do not use softener in my washer, the dispenser is filled with water and I can't figure out how to drain it.


I am afraid it is going to get stagnant, hence yet another avenue for odor and mildew. Anyone know how I can drain it? There is nothing about it in the manual.

By nicksrobin from OH

October 6, 20090 found this helpful
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Try some vinegar in the dispenser. This worked really great for me.

Good luck.


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November 5, 20090 found this helpful
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White vinegar "unclogged" my dispenser, although it took a few attempts.

Jennifer Norther Virginia

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October 3, 20090 found this helpful

With the machine unplugged can you feel around for a drain hole in the dispenser? Sometimes hard water deposits will build up. Just a guess.

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October 6, 20090 found this helpful

Try contacting the store where the dryer was purchased? Also look up the maker and give them a call. Don't forget all serial numbers.

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