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Clothes come out tangled

When using the any wash cycle all clothes come out tangled. Pants and shirts twister together. what could be the cause?

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  • golharvey Aug 01, 2009

    Yes intertwine is not the problem, but the clothes are coming out knotted up. So knotted that they can not be shaken free, but must take time to manually undo the knots. The washer is about 8 years old and we have used the same cycle to do wash and never had this problem before. Problem just started happening in the last month or so and appear to be getting worst.

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Things tend to intertwine in the washer, even more so in front loaders. The only things that I have found that help is to use fabric softener, a gentler cycle, and an extra rinse. This alleviates the problem some for me, but it doesn't really go away entirely.
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