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Soap We recently purchased our first front loader washer, and we have great difficulty with soap and suds. We have exclusively used HE detergents at amounts less than recommended by the manufacturers. For many loads we still see some foam and bubbles during multiple rinse cycles, and sometimes it seems impossible to get rid of them. If we don't add enough soap to very dirty loads, we don't see the foam and bubbles, and the clothes do not come out smelling clean. For any load there seems to be a very specific amount of soap required to get the clothes clean and have a clear final rinse (no bubbles or foam). Should one expect a clear final rinse? Are there any tricks to figure out how much soap should be added? How do you know when you have gotten all the soap out? Thanks for helping us novices.

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How much HE detergent is used can vary from household to household, depending on such factors as water softness level, soil level of clothing, load size, etc. Because excessive suds can cause build up in the machine, leading to decreased cleaning performance, odor and damage to parts, reduce the amount of detergent if sudsing occurs. How do you know when you have gotten all the soap out? Try extra rinse and make use of custom program to perform additional rinse.

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