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Some of my clothes have bleached even though I don't use bleach or detergent w/ bleach added. It doesn't happen w/every wash. I have tried reducing the amount of clothes in wash--did not help/

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Try cleaning out soap dispancer and run maching on quick wash no clothes and no soap or bleach and extra rinse see if this helps.

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Choosing Your Detergent, Bleach, and Fabric Softener..
Learn what the different items you need to wash your laundry.
Liquid Laundry Detergent and Fabric Softeners
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