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DEPOSITS IN BASKET OF WASHER

SMALL BLACK CRAYON-LIKE PARTICLES ARE APPEARING IN THE WASHER BASKET AFTER WASHING CLOTHING. THIS HAS BEEN OCCURING FOR THE PAST FEW WEEKS. COULD A GASKET OR BELT BE DISINTEGRATING AND CAUSING THE DEPOSITS?

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