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Cut back on detergent. Towels feel stiff because they start to build up soapy residue. By using a little less detergent than suggested, your machine's rinse cycle will have an easier time washing out those last pesky bits of soap.

Wash in warm water. Warmer water (around body temperature is best) absorbs detergent better, leaving less buildup on your towels. You can also let detergent dissolve in the washer before adding towels - just start the wash cycle, add soap and wait a minute or two before adding your towels.

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Hi. I have a 2nd hand WD8016C LG but dont know which compartment is pre wash, wash + fabric softener. Also, bubbles form at the window and stay at the end Thankyou


First compartment on right side of drawer is prewash, next to it on the left is wash, second compartment on right is softener. Bubbles because you are using far too much detergent. Only use 2 tablespoons max for normal fairly large wash load, even less for smaller loads. Front loaders use little water, so need much less detergent. Also, highly suggest you not use softener, leaves residue in washer that soon turns to mildew and bad odors. Use white vinegar in its place. Helps remove detergent residue from clothes, keeps tub smelling good, and is very inexpensive. Liquid detergent is also an issue--it too leaves residue behind. Powdered detergent works much better and also is cheaper(counterintuitive you would think liquid dissolves better, but it doesn't).

Dec 16, 2016 | LG Washing Machines

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Odors on the clothes after washing in Maytag front loader


The brand of your front loader is not that material on this issue. What is happening is that your old top load washer may have used as much as 45 gallons of water per cycle, while some front loaders use as little as 12. Because of the low water use, you must cut back on the additives you are using. Use only 1 tablespoon of HE detergent (even less if 2x or 3x detergent) per load. If you use fabric softener, use only 1 teaspoon per load. Odor on clothes after wash is indicating that the detergent and or softener has not been fully rinsed out. If you throw a load of washed towels into your machine and start a cycle without any soap, then stop the cycle, you should not see any suds. If you do, there is obviously soap left in the clothes. With bath towels, the towels are used to absorb clean water off a clean body. They do not need soap when you wash them, and never use fabric softener on towels.

Oct 23, 2008 | Maytag EPIC MFW9700S Front Load Washer

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Kenmore Dishwasher Problems


Just for the degergent item.....The Sears repairman told me to not use the gel type detergent but only use cascade complete and to use very little of it..

Oct 19, 2007 | Kenmore 24 in. 16182 / 16189 Built-in...

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Spotting on Towels and sheets


cut down slightly on the amout ot detergent you are using.
Check the inside door window, that probably has a residue of detergent on it from a previous washing. I wipe my inner door off with a towel that is going into the wash cycle. For as long as I have been diligent in wiping off the inner door window my the spots on my clothing haven't returned.

Aug 24, 2007 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

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