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Grease build up

How do i get rid of the grease build up inside my washing machine?
I mainly use a cold wash

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I would run a small load with maybe a couple of dirty towels with some dish cleaning soap, particularly one with good grease removing capabilities. Also, be sure to use the hottest water setting you have available for this load.

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Depends how old the machine is the hot wash with vinigar usually works but if the machine is relativly old there will be huge build up of scum in the machine the best way to solve this is to stip and manually scub the drum and pipes out/do not know what washing powder and stay soft you use but try to use a white or clear type stay soft and a powder for hot and cold washing/also just check where the drain hose goes from the machine into your house drain pull out the hose and make sure the smell is not coming from the drain back into the machine.Get a technition to strip and scrub the machine it costs money but saves a world of smell.

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This is called a maintenance wash, and is now recommended by all manufactuers.
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This is a very common problem with a lot of users, it is mainly down to the way you are using your washer.
The most important factor is that you are probably doing a lot of low temp washes,eg:40oC.
This does not let the wash powders and detergents to work properly at these low temps, so consequently you get a build of slime and grease and bacteria which is actively growing.
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You will find that the seal will be stained, but as long as you get off the worst, it should be o/k.
Hope this helps solve your prob.
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