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I have a Frigidaire front load washer model # gltf290f that was purchased February 2009. In the last month, it has started leaving a gray film and tearing holes in clothes near the front of the drum (closest to door). This happens regardless of how full the load is. I believe the clothes are getting caught between the drum and the rubber seal in front of it. Why is this happening and is there a way to fix it?? Please help my family of six to not lose any more clothes.

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I would replace the bellow (front seal) on the unit. It is not a cheap part but it will save the clothes! Here is the part if you decide to order it.
Let me know if you want to do it and I will give you instructions on how to do it. It is a simple process. If you call a repairman you are looking at about $400.00 for the job to be done.

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If you are referring to the door bellow, the following link explains step-by-step how to replace one:

If you haven't purchased a replacement yet, you can find one at any of the following web sites:

Prices vary between sites, so shop and compare. The first three sites listed also have helpful exploded view parts illustrations to assist you with locating and properly identifying the parts you may need.

If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope you find this information helpful.

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