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This may due to softener,put spray and wash on stains and let it set all day,stop using softener use HE detergent and oxy clean powder wih soap in dispencer,also you may want to sanitize washer before you wash shirt also use the stain setting and extra rinse.thanks

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Hi dredhill1

i have some good news for you, its n greas. what it is, is built up detergen between the tubs. its common on front loads. its due to to much detergen. waht i recomend to all my customers is not to sue more then 4 table spoons of detergen for a wash. now how to get rid of it, take some POWDERED dishwaher detergent and run a HOT cycle do this about 3 time and that should fix the problem. hope this helped .
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Posted on Sep 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Grease stains from Maytag MAV7200AWW washer

HI! I just posted a question to "justask.com" and am having the exact same problem. I paid $9 for this answer and was happy to pay it because I now know what it is! From what I have been told, it is from the transmission in your washer and will cost at least $400 to fix it (that's just a ballpark figure... I have a Frigidaire and that was the figure I was given). So, basically, it would be more cost effective for you to purchase a new washer.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Dark Grease stains on my Kenmore Front Loading washer

THE SEAL IN YOUR TRANSMISSION IS GONE. NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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SOURCE: washer is leaving grease all over my clothes

I have this problem on my front loading washer too, but only when washing white clothes. I have just read that perhaps the inlet hose is disintegrating from the hot water being too hot. The hose disintergration can cause black greasy stains on the clothes. I am going to check out the inlet hose when I get home. Hopefully this is the problem... I am sure a new inlet hose is a lot cheaper than a new transmission or new bearings. BTW, my washer in only 18 months old.

Posted on Aug 20, 2010

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SOURCE: my washer stains my clothes.

The brown stains are likely coming from the felt drum seal. The OEM adhesive is tar based - and after time and use - breaks down.

You'll need a new felt seal - and the adhesive that is used should be silicone based... eliminating the brown streaks.


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