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Why do we need to use he laundry soap instead of the regular soap

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Because the frontloaders are set up differently and use less water. The regular soap sudds to much and can cause a number of problems in front loaders.
which can be but not limmited to burned out pump, motor etc.

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I have a frontload he washer. My question is, will using a regular laundry detergent instead of he laundry detergent cause problems with the washer.


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Hi We Have a ge front load washer and dryer and it seems that our clothes smell musty at times. I've tried leaving the door open on the washer when not in use. Could there be another prooblem??


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LAUNDRY SOAP


Yes you can but remember to only use 2 tablespoons of detergent.  It may not say it in the owner's manual but it is what the factory is telling us to relay to the customers.

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LAUNDRY DETERGENT


Greetings MOMMA2,

Typically it is recommended to use only HE (High Efficiency) in your front loading units. The difference between HE soaps and normal detergents is that they are low sudsing soaps. HE Machines need low sudsing detergents and if regular detergent is used, the excess suds could lead to washer problems. Unfortunately just using a smaller amount of regular detergent does not fix the issue. Only the use of HE detergent assures the proper performance of your unit.

Due to this, it is NOT recommended using Dreft in HE machines.
One recommendation out there is to look for 2x Ultra Tide HE Free, which is made without dyes or perfumes.

Thank you,

Dorothy
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