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Black spots on laundry

I am getting black spots on my laundry. At first they were black lines, almost as if they had been drawn by a marking pen and smudged a little bit. It happened to one load of clothes and then the washer was fine for 3 or 4 weeks before it happened again. Now it is happening with every load. Sometimes the marks are still in lines 2 to 4 inches long, but now there are also faint smudges and also small spots the size of the holes in the drum. I tried do a load with just hot water and some bleach, but if anything, that made it worse.



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Re: Black spots on laundry

Your problem may be because you generally use a 'cool' wash ie 30' or 40' Try a really HOT programme or two to see if this will remove the deposits that have built up What happens is that quite a lot of 'undisolved powder' tends to congregate inside the machine because of 'low temperature washes' Its a good idea now & then to use CALGON or some other descaling agent.

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Posted on Oct 20, 2007

Re: Black spots on laundry

The inside of of your washer has brown buidlup, i am currently changing my front load washer and noticed brown stains in the inner drum.  you may run a hot mpty wash and put it some strong soap to clean up residues inside

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

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