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Mouldy Door Seal

Machine is a Zanussi ZWF 1231 W front load washing machine and about 2 years old. The grey rubber surrounding the port hole which I assume is the door seal has a sort of inner channel all the way around and this is completely mouldy and has a black/grey type scum. This comes off during the wash and onto the clothes resulting in small dark specs on the clothes when dry. It is also starting to smell. I am assuming this seal needs to be replaced. I am based in Navan, Co Meath. Where can I locate one and would my husband be able to instal it - he would be fairly handy being a qualified mechanic. Don't think I could afford to get a Zanussi Engineer at the moment but wasting my time washing clothes too!. Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks. Tonya Hill

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Use tilex to remove the mold. Then see what happens. If the mold comes back right away it may be a problem with the rubber gasket not seating as it should. Let me know. And please rate my solution. thanks.

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