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Holes in clothes

The washer is making very small holes in my clothes. it has to be the washer because i put a brand new shirt in the washer but not in the dryer.
this has happened several times during the last 3 months are so.

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Run a old hosiery or cotton wad (like from holloween) around the inside of the drum. see where it snags,
the drum is warranted for a very long time. (don't know exact)

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