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Washed clothes while on the 'clean washer' setting

I washed at least one load of clothes while the washer was on the 'clean washer' setting. I pushed the 'extra rinse' setting and didn't pay attention to whether the extra rinse actually ran. I re-washed the clothes when I took them out and saw the setting, but was wondering, nonetheless.
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I'm sure that the exact make up of clean washer or tub clean cycles vary from brand to brand, but basically that cycle fills to a higher water level, hottest water, and highest spin, turning off load sensors / out of balance sensors so the machine can spin with water in the tub (allowing tub cleaning agents to contact all tub surfaces). (all other cycles pump the water out before spinning) Having a load of clothes in the machine at this time could result in overloading machine (gererally causing an error code), damage to suspension components, damage to hoses or connections resulting in water leaks, etc. Due to the large water level, your clothes would be agitated more ****, but the hot water might damage some fabrics. A FixYa rating would be appreciated for this info. Thanks.

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