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Washer and / or dryer causing stains

Our clothes are getting 2 types of stains. One is a blue stain. The stains are not streaking, I would describe them as blotchey. They are coming from the washer (about 6 year old Kenmore). We do not use fabric softner, only detergent.

The second is a brown (again blotchey stain) I am not sure if that is coming from our dryer (about a 15 year old Kenmore). Both problems are irregular and sometimes doesn't happen for a couple of months.

Not sure if it is time for new both or an easy fix?

Thanks!!!!

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Bad news... chances are the seal is gone from the tub on the washer and grease from the transmission is getting into the tub. It's new enough you may want to go to the expense of the repair unless you are very handy and want to attempt it on your own. If my diagnoses is accurate there has been a trade of soapy water for grease and this means total tear down of the transmission to regrease. Hope I'm wrong or you are very handy. I replaced mine but it was older.

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Better check the fabric softener dispenser because if at any time someone added undiluted softener it gum up and release at a later time especially on whites . The drum of dryer may have rust or paint missing inside or on the back , check this out . If drum is missing paint and wet clothing sets on that area long enough they will create rust .

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