Our Kenmore front-loading washer (417.41142000 -- manufactured by
Frigidaire, I think) no longer flushes the detergent and fabric softener
completely from the dispenser. We've never used the bleach compartment,
so I have no information on that.
It washes out most of the detergent (powder), but leaves behind a
considerable amount of the liquid fabric softener. Even after a few
cycles when no new fabric softener was added, some remains in the
The water supply is filtered, so the valves shouldn't be getting blocked