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Frigidaire FTF2140ES0 Front Loader

I have no problems with this machine other than the water that gathers in the front rubber ring after every wash. I am religious in wiping it out each time and it has still grown this brownish/black mold in the ring - it's hideous and it won't even come out now. I wipe the water out - always leave the door open in between washes and run a bleach cycle weekly and this has still happened. Any one else with the same problem/any solutions?

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Do you leave the door open between washes? If not, the innards will stay damp, and you'll get mold.

Pretty much all front-loaders have this problem...

Posted on Jan 19, 2009


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