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My washer leaves a yellow line on my white clothes

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Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. The yellow line is usually a resul of iron particulate in the water the machine uses. There are a few thing you can try to clean the machine.

You will not find this one in any manual.

Put one cup of bleach and 1/4 th cup dishwashing powder straight into the tub and run an empty or "cleaning rags cycle" with HOT water. You can add the juice of a freshly squeezed lemon or use lemon concentrate also with that. You may initially have to do this for 2 to 3 cycles to get rid of the iron deposits. After that you should use one of the products below before returning to reugular wash cycles.

There are other producs out there that you should use per their directions once a month.

http://www.affresh.com/#/home

and http://www.tide.com/en-US/product/tide-washing-machine-cleaner.jspx

Also make sure you using HE washing machine detergents vs regular washing machine detergent. Here is just one example:

http://www.purex.com/detergents/ultra-purex-he

Thanks for choosing FixYa.

Kelly

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    Kelly Jul 26, 2010

    Hi again.



    I am just doing a follow up. Did the solution we provided you reslove your yellow stripe on white clothing issue? We would love to hear your story of either success or failure and your input will let us know if this actually "worked" or "did not work" for you. Thanks again for choosing FixYa.



    Kelly

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