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Why is my "top loading" ge washer model number wdrr2500k3ww leaving stains that look like grease or oil on clothes?

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Your transmission is leaking oil. It's probably 10 to 15 years old for the transmission to be leaking. It can be replaced but it's not a small job. Part 320 in this diagram is your transmission. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5224109&diagram_id=22255027#d22255027

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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SOURCE: GE Top Load Washer WLSR2000G3WW~leaves oil residue on clothes and bowl

If it is grease that is in the tub then the trans is shot. Thats the only part that would result in this. Very pricy part but if you want to order it go to marcone.com with your model number and you can get the parts. I would not recommend fixing this, costs almost as much as new unit.

Posted on May 22, 2012

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SOURCE: my machine seems to leaving grease/oil stains on my clothing.

the washing machine bearings have gone,, probably cheaper to get a new machine

Posted on Oct 19, 2012

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Gunk gets on clothes-stains them,i pulled agitator out and cleaned it off ran bleach thru-its better but still getting on clothes


The problem may be the seal on the transmission failing. If this happens, grease from the transmission (necessary for it to function) will leak and float (recall from science class that oil is less dense that water) up into the washer. As the grease enters the tub, it stains your clothes.
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GE Top Load Washer WLSR2000G3WW~leaves oil residue on clothes and bowl


If it is grease that is in the tub then the trans is shot. Thats the only part that would result in this. Very pricy part but if you want to order it go to marcone.com with your model number and you can get the parts. I would not recommend fixing this, costs almost as much as new unit.

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Stains on clothes after washing. Appears to possibly be oil residue. Is there a rubber seal or part that may be leaking inside the drum?


This could be a couple of things
1....oil from the transmission.
this is not common so lets leave this one
2.....the use of fabric softener causes greasy marks on clothing after a while
Fabric softener reacts with soap and can form a greasy jell. it can be yellow oily color or black.
You will know if you have been using fabric softener.
Stop using it straight away.
To clean oty the machine if it were mine I would put a packet of epson salts in with hot water and let the comp[lete cycly go.
Foe awhile use the machine with caution as this may release build up of grease which can stain further clothing until it is all gone.
The make and model of the washer is needed for an accurate diagnosis.

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What will cause black grease stains on clothes in a GE washer, when the clothes are not greasy going in. Agitator seems a little loose.


It maybe a bit of grease worked it's way down inside the agitator,check if there is a way to "torque" down the device.

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Hi! GE top load washer model number wwse5240 is leaving grease stains inside the machine after laundering and of course on clothes. Not sure how old this machine is.


Your transmission is leaking oil. It's probably 10 to 15 years old for the transmission to be leaking. It can be replaced but it's not a small job. Part 320 in this diagram is your transmission. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5224109&diagram_id=22255027#d22255027

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Model RTW4340SQ0 clothes waster leaves oil-type stains on clothes


Remove agitator cap. Remove bolt underneath. lift off upper agitator and lower. Look for grease under agitator and on splined shaft and clean. Re-assemble be sure to put plastic thrust piece in between upper and lower agitator.

Jun 13, 2009 | Roper RAX4233PQ Top Load Washer

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Oil stains


Hello
Welcome to Fixya
My name is Huum,

You said, you have been getting oil stains on some of my clothes.
this means your washer has a leaking seal and oils is coming out onto your clothe.
Water is getting into the seal and bearings.
Do not waste any time. Get service out there right away.
If this is caught early you may have a chance to save a lot of money!



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Dec 03, 2008 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

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Clothes coming out with stains they didn't have - looks like oil/grease


Front load greasy residue ,

Due usually to much detergent in each load, use smaller amounts.
To much detergent degrades the rubber seals and gaskets and rubber seal also in some front loaders around the door too!

Over the life of a front loading washer the seal/gasket degrades
largely due to the chemicals in the detergent as well as bleach.

Most gaskets/seals get hard and brittle therefore the over the life of a front loading washer
the seal/gasket degrades largely due to the chemicals in the detergent as well as bleach.

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Kenmore Elite top load set


fabric softener will leave oily looking stains on certain fabric. oil stains will not wash out.i do not recommend using softener in washers it gums up everything!

Nov 03, 2007 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

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Grease spots and stains


Yes you can. Remember a front loader has no gearbox so no oil is coming from there? fabric conditioner, washing powder,and oils from our bodys can build up on the tub walls. All it needs is a good flush out. You can use dishwashing powder. Run it through with no clothes in you washing machine on a hot wash or a wash and hold a couple of times to flush it out. NZL

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