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Lint on dark clothes in my Whirlpool Cabrio washing maching

I looked for this answer on the Whirlpool site but they said it's from soap residue when using cold water.

My problem is actual lint that I have to take off with a lint roller not white spots from soap residue.

I wash the clothes even using a second rinse and have the same problem.

Thank you.
Marie

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  • Betty Cutler Mar 15, 2014

    I have the same problem, and I AM using high efficiency soap. I was using just any detergent, and then I switched to HE and it didn't make a bit of difference. The EPA should be hung for doing this to our washers.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    we have tried HE detergent, less detergent, I am getting tired of my wife yelling

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Sorry there right ..your not using he or low suddsing detergent ,or your using to much..as the water pumps out of unit the sudds stick to side of tub than when rinse water comes in it washes back on your clothes...i can only give you tips and something to look for...look for water not drainning fast enough ,,cut down on detergent,,wash your dark clothes first..give your unit a bleach clean about a pint of bleach..keep me posted onthejob

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