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My washing machine is leaving a lot of soap in the clothes. Why? It started with the machine not stopping a couple of times. It`s now stopping but there`s a lot of soap in the clothes.

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Sounds like not discharging water properly..You could try cleaning the filter/ also could be cold water not entering machine during rinse..Hope this is of some help .

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I have a fisher&paykel washing machine every time l wash my clothes it leaves Dirty marks on my clothes I have pulled out the barrel and cleaned it and put it back together and it still leaves marks


With no clothes in the machine, Do a long hot wash, add some bleach, stop using fabric softener. Cut down on soap usage. This should clean out the machine. If it happens again, there may be a mechanical problem which is allowing grease or oil into the machine.

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Spinning cycle


Keeping in mind that the soap & bleach gets dispensed into your wash on the second to last rinse cycle and that most all rinse cycles are in cold water. Is your cold water valve screen plugged causing your washer to rinse poorly? Are you using the HE detergent? If not maybe the washer is sudsing up to much and having a hard time rinsing all the suds and bleach out and leaving the clothes soapy.

Fill the washer up with no clothes in it on a cold/cold wash setting does it take a long time to fill the washer up? Also when it is full and agitating is there suds in the washer?

Last suggestion is if the drain is hose is a lot higher than the top of the washer it might have a hard time draining out all of the soap water before the next load

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Make sure you are using the correct soap. (Front load soap powder) Also use a bit less than suggested on the packet. If you are often using cold or low temp wash cycles, dirt and build-up in the machine will be common and come off on your clothes. Use a very hot wash at least once a month to clean it out and stop using fabric softener. It sticks to everything and any dirt in the water gets stuck on and then comes off in later wash cycles.

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us liqwid soap us les chang filter.to meny close can trap the dry stuf.

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It is not a poor design its the way we have gone re washing clothes

Old machines washed hotter and with more additives in the powders.

Try using a good strong mix of soda crystals in hot water , pour that into the wash before you switch it on and do a hot wash without any soap powder

Use old fasioned powders for a couple of weeks and do a hot wash once a month with the soda

The constant cool washes leave body fats from the clothing inside the machine as there is no real heat to melt them and no soda in the washing powder anymore to unstick them from the surfaces .

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Crosley CAWC529JQ1 top load washer LEAVES LINT ON CLOTHING


try washing on a shorter time as this washer may have too good of wash action and the lint is fabric coming off your clothing
add more soap powder and do not buy the cheapest soap as the soap is important in the washing cycle of your machine
towels that are not too soiled brobably need 6 minutes at most on wash
if this machine has a delicate wash cycle use that for tee shirts etc
water pressure is important in rinse cycles
do you have high pressure and water only trickles in check water inlets on back of machine where the hoses screw on
good luck

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