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Speed Queen Fabric Softener Dispenser Hunt
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Post# 534748   8/3/2011 at 10:34 (3,165 days old) by 76SpeedQueen (Orleans County Ny)        

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Do you guys think the Dispensers at this site will fit my 1976 McGraw Edison Speed Queen FA9101? The owner never emailed me back yet and if it will work I want to purchase it thru Paypal before they are gone.You have to click on vintage parts then scroll down to Speed Queen to look at it.Thanks,Brian.


Post# 534750 , Reply# 1   8/3/2011 at 10:36 (3,165 days old) by mrb627 (Buford, GA)        
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I believe there was only a single filter design for the solid tub machines. At least, that is all that I have ever seen.


Post# 534751 , Reply# 2   8/3/2011 at 10:40 (3,165 days old) by mixfinder ()        
Not the One

The softener pictured is for a newer washer. The one you want should have a metal latch that swings across the knurled silver knob on the agitator cap. For anyone looking for parts large or small or helpful advice, Dave Harnish is truly a stand up guy.

Post# 534831 , Reply# 3   8/3/2011 at 18:12 (3,165 days old) by yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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check out this about 2:12 is where Ben has added the lint filter....the dispenser doesn't look all that much different, but notice the little slide lever on top that hold it in place, the proper dispenser should have this.......


Post# 1057842 , Reply# 4   1/16/2020 at 21:50 by aircub (Huntington, AR)        
speed queen lint filter

Hey guys I dug up this old thread as I am desperately looking for one of these lint filters can anyone please help/

Thanks Darren

Post# 1057876 , Reply# 5   1/17/2020 at 06:00 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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outside of having one, just to have it....

in an overflow rinse machine, its always been best to add fabric softener after the first overflow stops....otherwise it just greatly diluted and flushed down the drain...

plus we usually monitor our vintage machines in action, so were there to add products as needed through out the cycle anyway....

I got mine a few years back from easyapplianceparts, it came up on their computers as 'out of stock', but when they checked inventory, they had them in-stock...I grabbed a NLA pump and belts while I was at it....

Post# 1057988 , Reply# 6   1/17/2020 at 23:13 by aircub (Huntington, AR)        
speed queen lint filter

Hey Yogi, and btw you are really a lot of help to everyone and your post are fantastic, so thanks. I am actually looking for the lint filter for the early 70s speed queen mine was destroyed in an accident and I love lint filters for washing. can anyone help or can you guide me with your great wisdom.


Post# 1058011 , Reply# 7   1/18/2020 at 08:17 by Yogitunes (New Jersey)        

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finding either one is still going to be next to scarce....

but nothing says you can't have some fun improvising......

like using a filter pan from a GE....and recirculating the which case you will trap a lot more lint this way....

just a thought....

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Post# 1058093 , Reply# 8   1/19/2020 at 01:52 by aircub (Huntington, AR)        

dude I have done that exact thing and thought I was the only one that thought that way my grand mother thought I was nuts she saw what I was doing. It worked though and you and I think alike on a lot of things, I am still looking for one and will find it thanks for your help and all your posts in dirty laundry too.


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