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Black particles in clothes after using a top loading samsung fully automatic washing machine

Since the last few washes, I am experiencing black particle residue in all the clothes, especially on white cotton clothes, these particles stick to the clothes and cause a stain on it and do not come off. I have tried cleaning the washing machine with a mild toilet cleaner as advised by a technical expert from the co. I dont remember the washing machine no. but it is a fully automatic samsung top loading one with silver nano technology.

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  • Claxa Sep 28, 2008

    I have the same problem except the particles are brown and will brush off if left to dry with the clothes and removed with a lint brush. Any suggestions?

  • sasubramanya Mar 18, 2009

    From past few months I am also finding exactly same problem in my machine samsung WA80HAG top loading. And also the white cotton clothes are turning to muddy colour. I will try to clean with mild toilet cleaner as sujjested here. Please tell me anybody is there any other solution.

  • mohideen75 Apr 22, 2009

    small black particles of rubber is found after washing. checked the machine before wash and nothing seems to be in there. and sometimes the problem is intermittent.

  • sk44 Apr 14, 2013

    I also have a WA12VP diamond drum top loading is also producing black particles when ever I washed. Was given suggestion to pour clorox with full load of water soak 24 hrs then run still did not solve the problem.

  • Dom Greco
    Dom Greco Oct 20, 2013

    I also have the same problem but when left to dry they just flake off. I have a Samsung Top Load SW65V9WIP. I will try the toilet cleaner but I have run 2 loads now with HOT water and no clothes and its just made it worse.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    I have a 6.5 kg fully automatic top loading washing machine. There is power to the machine as leds light up but nothing is happening when 'power' and 'start' buttons are pressed.

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    All my dark clothes come out covered in white bits from my top loading washing machine

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    Despite having cleaned the washing machine and having cleaned the filter I get little black bits of gunge sticking to the clothes. Machine model is WA13V5



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You said these particles stick to the clothes, do they come off and then leave a stain? It may be grease or oil coming from a leaking drum bearing seal.
If it is, This is a major repair and not one for DIY.

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