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Dirty water At the end of the drain hose there appears to be a filmy grey colored film. Does not have any smell but feels slimmy. The whites are cominig out grey. Any ideas for a quick fix.

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  • Bill Loncar Apr 03, 2007

    thanks for your help. you solved the problem.

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There is a mold growth problem within the hoses and antisyphon device of this machine as well as in the gasket around the door. You can clean the hoses by taking off the back of the machine (unplug first!), then disconnect the hoses from the back of the drain pump. Remove the hoses from inside the machine and then soak then in a sink. You will most probably find that the antisyphon valve is covered in mold. Take apart the antisyphon valve by turning the pieces. BE CAREFUL as there is a small ball inside the valve. Soak this piece in bleach. While this is not a permanent solution, it does give a bit of relief.

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Are you using liquid detergent? if so, don't. liquid detergent has the side effect of leaving a nasy smelling slime inside the machine and think this is what you are seeing on the drain hose. if i'm right, put appliance oin boil wash when empty and use powder detergent

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