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We purchased a Tromm Model#WM2233HW S/N MOLD growing in the rubbe

We purchased a Tromm Model#WM2233HW S/N 704Kwcf03443 and have a MOLD problem. The robber gasget around the opening to the tub does not extract the water and mold is growing on the rubber and can be found on the glass. I have two small children and I am worried. Can this be fixed? This is a design problem why have I not been called to have this problem corrected?
Chris Strobel
5930 Chatham
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192

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Put 2 cups of bleach into the washing machine and run a cycle with HOT water (long cycle) Steam if possible. This should kill the mold...with a front loading machine you MUST use HE Detergent, and LEAVE THE DOOR OPEN AFTER THE LOAD IS DONE!!!!!!! the seal needs to dry, just like your shower curtain needs to dry. You should also wipe your seal with a dry towel after each load. It does state this in the owners manual, as well as the laminated sheet with the suction cup that came with the machine...

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