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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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    Not only does my calypso leave the occasional black marks, I also have orange stains on colored clothing, not whites. It's almost as if there has been bleach spilled but I don't use it. I also quit using liquid fabric softener with no luck. Any ideas?



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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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