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Whirlpool calipso washer

When i remove the laundry from the washer, it appears to have stains on it, almost looks like grease.

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Re: whirlpool calipso washer

If these are gray spots it may be fabric softener. Try running a few loads without and see what happens. Also check the seal around outside of inner tub bottom to make sure it still contacts tub all the way around. If it doesn't, you need to have a tech replace the nutator assembly and hte bottom plate. Based on past experience, may be better off replacing.

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hi. i can help. the grease is coming from one of two places. Either some item with grease on it got placed in the machine and the grease transferred to the tub where it will cause the problem until it is spotted and removed with a degreaser, or wears off.

OR the grease is coming from the washer itself. Perhaps some grease oozed out of the mechanicals related to the aggitator.

Either way I would get a strong flash light or trouble light and look carefully in the tub and around the aggitator for grease. Then remove it with a cloth and some degreaser, available at any auto parts store.

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