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Ken more washer leaves dirty marks on clothes

My top load washer leaves dirty marks on clothes even after cleaning machine with hot water, bleach, and tide product as instructed by the Tide people.

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Pull the agitator out and clean the inside of it and the area of the tub that it covers. A buildup of crud won't be removed by simply washing out the machine. Rinsing out a frying pan will get a lot of the dirt out but, it must be properly washed to get it all.

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Probably not a fault of the washer. Where (city/state) are you buying your detergent? The reason I ask is that in the western US they have banned certain ingredients in detergents. The results aren't pretty. So far, they still sell the good stuff in Idaho if you have a way to get it.

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SOURCE: White Clothes even with bleach and hot water don't get clean???

I do not have a solution either really, but I've been adding some watered down bleach in with my liquid detergent, and ALSO putting bleach into the "bleach dispenser". My whites are still not coming out as white as they did with my top loader. I like everything else about this machine, but am really disappointed with this one aspect.

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check the inlet hose screens by shutting off the water and unscrewing the hoses at the machine. Sedimet is trapped in the screen reducing water flow.

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