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Fine Gray Residue at End of Wash

At the end of a wash cycle we found a considerable amount of fine gray residue (sort of like graphite) in the drain well at the front of the tub. It has gotten on the clothes at the front, but the ones at the rear were free of any contamination. We checked all pockets of the washed items and couldn't see where anything may have come out of the clothes. Is it possible for residue to build up somewhere in the machine? We've had the machine for over six years and this is the first time this has happened. Thanks for any help or ideas.

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Probably residue that has built-up. There is now a front-load cleaner that is sold in most all stores; try it and see if that helps out. You use it just like detergent, but it is specifically for the washer insides. Thanks, please leave feedback or contact me again for more info if you need it.

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