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Holes in clothes

I am having a problem with our washer. We have had 3 repairs on the dryer. At last maybe it's getting better... Now we are having our clothes torn in the washing machine. It has happened on at least 5 occasions and we are left with clothing with small holes in them. It has happened on several different cycles. The clothes have been newer and in several cases brand new. I called service to come out and he couldn't find anything wrong with it. He thinks that it is the nature of the machine and that it just washes roughly. When I went to the Sears store yesterday they said that they had NEVER heard of anyone with that complain before. Am I the only one??

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  • Momcat Sac Nov 12, 2007

    Yes! Our new Kenmore Oasis HE seems to be leaving holes. The salesman said he has never heard of it, but recognized that since friction is the machine's washing motion, it is not out of the question. His only solution was to trade it in for a different model.

  • Deby O Jan 18, 2008

    My machine which is only a year old is eating cloths, ripping material, breaking strings, etc. The repairman says nothing is wrong with the machine and Sears told me too bad. I am thinking of contacting a class action lawyer.



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Sometimes in occasions like this there is 2 possibilities it is a screw from someones pocket that is lodged in the drum or the more common one is a bra wire which is a lot harder to see.use a torch inside the drum and feel with the palm of your hand for any irregularities. good luck

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