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Is powder or liqued detergent better for front

Is powder or liquid detergent better for front loading washers? When I had my Frigidaire repaired for for not spinning on spin cycle they told me HE powder soap was better than liquid soap for the machine.

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They are trying to make money off you!!!!!!! LIQUID!!!! Dont ever!!! use powder soap in your front loader. Powder soap doesnt dissolve all the way and then gets into the bearings of the washer and eats them away! This caused about a 450 dollar repair for your repairman. Never use powder soap.

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