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WHIRLPOOL ULTIMATE CARE II MAKES YELLOW BROWN STAINS ON LIGHT COLOR CLOTHES

WASHER IS 4 YRS OLD. LEAVES PERMANENT YELLOW BROWN STAINS. LOOKS MORE LIKE A GREASE STAIN.

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  • Anonymous Sep 26, 2008

    Same problem and am sure it is greese comming from inside the washmachine.

  • shanhas Sep 27, 2008

    Leaves yellow brown stains on light colors. I believe it is rust stains from drum (or tub- not sure what to call it - from the interior tub area) where enamel has chipped off. Have touched up with appliance paint and briefly solved before, but has now returned. I think rusting is now leaking from the exterior side of the tub.

    I really don't think there is a permanent solution other than to replace the interior tub - I looked in to this the last time and remember it being quite expensive.


  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    We, too, get blotchy, grease-like, stains. This has ruined a number of shirts, to the point where we question whether or not we should continue using the washer.  Frustrating.

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    bottom of stator cover is brown. Looks like grease/oil not rust.

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Grease will not come from the interior of the washer, as the machine ages build up deposits under the basket and it is oily, greasy and full of mildew. If can get a spanner wrench from a appliance parts house and remove the basket you will see on machines older than three years a build up starting. I pulled 15 lbs from a 25 year old machine and I had to go get sick outside, it was bad.
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You can not fix this problem your self!!!

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If the appliance is 10 years old or more,it may make sense not to invest any money to fix it!

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