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Stains on Maytag dryer drum

The dryer drum on our fairly new Maytag dryer appears to be staining. Or could it be that the finish on the drum is wearing off? Any help would be appreciated.

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  • greensidegal Dec 21, 2007

    Thanks for replying, Bob. By 'blue glass cleaner'...I assume you mean Windex? We'll give that a go! Again, thanks.



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This may be caused by some kind of wash product or softener product. You may be using too much. You can use a blue glass cleaner or small amounts of mild abrasive cleaner and water to try to remove it. Drums are made of porcelain or stainless steel and should 'never' wear out.

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  • Robert Hirst Dec 21, 2007

    Yeah, that might work. If you run into a real problem, a little WD 40 on a rag...followed by soap and water will also dissolve almost anything. There are a couple of these issues...wonder why only this model. Good luck.


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I used WD40 then Bar Keepers for that mild abrasive and it worked! I had a dungaree blue stain in there for the past 5 years. It's gone now. Thanks!

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