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I just bought a whirlpool duet sport. This more of a preventative question/ While hunting for a good set, I have been told to use HE powder rather than liquid, the reason being the fats used in liquids used to keep the detergent liquid, builds up over time. and causes gunk buildup. What is your take on this?

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. HE detergent is a must for these machines first and foremost. as a genral rule liquid detergent breaks down better in cold water, so performs better in washers(cold water rinses). powder breaks down better in hot water which is why its reccomneded for d/w's.that being said i dont really mind which is used where so long as your not experiencing cleanig problems, at that point its when i reccomend using the appropriateone. whirlpool has now reccomneded a product called AFFRESH, tablets that can be used to clean out you frontloading machine incase of residual build op and/or odors.

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