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Post# 533169   7/27/2011 at 10:52 (4,511 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

does any know if Hotpoint has a liquid detergent holder/insert for the aqualtis model as for i really need one, because one time the i poured the liquid detergent into the draw and start the machine and the machine drain the detergent:/

any help or ideas?

oh i don't have a detergent ball or even like using them, they make a racket wen washing a small load

Post# 533179 , Reply# 1   7/27/2011 at 11:31 (4,511 days old) by aquarius1984 (Planet earth)        

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Im not sure if Hotpoint even make liquid dispensers these days, if they did im sure they would be included with at least the TOL machines and ive never seen one.

Only chance you have is to use a ball, they dont make that much of a racket, no more than a button or zip would make against the glass, or to pour the liquid in when the water starts flowing.

Post# 533198 , Reply# 2   7/27/2011 at 13:28 (4,511 days old) by donprohel (I live in Munich - Germany, but I am Italian)        

Take a look at the "Spares and Accessories" website.

AEG Electrolux makes an insert for liquid detergents, but it is well hidden in the spares website. Curiously enough, the part is not in stock in UK, but it is available in France.

By the way: why not simply pouring the detergent over the load once it is in the drum? This is how I do it


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Post# 533251 , Reply# 3   7/27/2011 at 15:33 (4,511 days old) by aquarius1984 (Planet earth)        

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If its the small and mighty liquid id just be tempted to chuck it in the drum, that small dosing ball they now supply hardly makes any noise cos it soon gets lost in the clothes,

Seeming as the normal Ariel/Daz liquids are hard to find in most supermarkets if its still made at all??? Id reckon its not worth buying a liquid dispenser for the drawer unless you use Formil regular liquid which AFAIA is the only non compact or concentrated liquid left in the UK.

Post# 533259 , Reply# 4   7/27/2011 at 16:12 (4,511 days old) by ronhic (Canberra, Australia)        

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If you don't wish to pour it over the clothes, consider folding an old tea-towel into a 'pad' and, making a conical shape, tucking it down the leading edge of the drum after you have filled it. Pour the liquid detergent into the cone where the material will either hold or absorb it and then start the machine straight away.

Post# 533261 , Reply# 5   7/27/2011 at 16:16 (4,511 days old) by aegokocarat (United Kingdom)        

ive tried that formill gel, i like it!!
it has a slight apple-y kick to it

Post# 533264 , Reply# 6   7/27/2011 at 16:34 (4,511 days old) by dyson2drums (United Kingdom)        

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You could try pausing the machine once the short drain has commenced and then dispense the liquid in the drawer, plus you have the advantageous instant door lock release so no waiting around too.

All the best

Post# 533469 , Reply# 7   7/28/2011 at 14:55 (4,510 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

thanks guys i really appreciate the ideas, by the way, where can you buy to formil detergent i have seen my friend mum use it once by never questioned it

Post# 533478 , Reply# 8   7/28/2011 at 15:19 (4,510 days old) by paulc (Edinburgh, Scotland)        

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is Lidl's own brand detergent Dave.

Post# 533689 , Reply# 9   7/30/2011 at 02:27 (4,509 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        

cheers paul i think im going to pick a bottle up and try it out

Post# 533712 , Reply# 10   7/30/2011 at 09:54 (4,508 days old) by HotpointFan (United Kingdom)        
Hotpoint WM41

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My nanas old WM41 had one of these, but i'm not sure if you can get one for your Hottie.

Post# 534715 , Reply# 11   8/3/2011 at 07:11 (4,504 days old) by glenfieldmathk1 (Glenfield-Leicester-UK)        

I am wondering, do you think you could put in the old detergent insert (for the older machines)?
Or wouldn't it fit?

Post# 534770 , Reply# 12   8/3/2011 at 12:45 (4,504 days old) by dave886 (united kingdom)        
guess what i heard

i've heard that the indesit prime washing machine has a detergent insert where it can hold liquid detergent and its removable,which i find to be out of order because the aqualtis is meant to be the boss of all of indesit & hotpoint range of washing machine.

does anyone here or know someone who has a indesit prime washing machine 9kg and do they have a detergent insert?

Post# 535468 , Reply# 13   8/7/2011 at 07:05 (4,500 days old) by dyson2drums (United Kingdom)        

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Hi Dave

Guess what? The latest aqualtis models state in their manuals that they have a liquid measuring insert. I assume the detergent dispenser is the same as yours, so I guess you could email hotpoint and order one.

Hope that helps.

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