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RUST SPOTS WHY DO MY CLOTHES HAS RUST SPOTS ESPECIALY THE WHITE ONES?

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  • dutt4 Jan 19, 2009

    I am having the same problem, but I have rust colored streaks on my whites. The are all about the same size and the same shape. I looked at the drum for rust spots but did not see any. Any suggestions?

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My 10 year old Kenmore (Whirlpool) top load washer is rusting under the top cover. The entire cover from the bleach dispenser all around is rusted under the lid. Periodically, rust dislodges into the tub and stains whites. You would have to treat the rust under the lid. I decided to try, using "Rust-mort" rust treatment on a rag. The rust would all have to be wetted with the rustmort after some scrubbing with a scuff pad. I have not attempted this yet.
I went to OSH and checked lids on new top load washers. The lip on the cheaper models was not properly coated with paint, and I could feel the rough partially exposed metal, which would rust. The more expensive models had a smooth well coated lip on the underside of the cover. Hope this helps.

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