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Hi. I have a Kenmore Elite top-loading washer and in every wash load there are flakes of brown stuff, not rust but more like leaves. There does not seem to be anything wrong with the outflow. Thanks!

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  • Stephen Potts Oct 08, 2010

    Please describe in detail, the leaves. Soft, hard, does the color run when touched? Had similar experience, Found a crayon from my kids pocket got stuck under the agitator

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Run a few washes of rags or towels with plenty of BLEACH & VINEGAR (two quarts of white) a couple of times to remove most bacterial debris from your machine. There is no part of the machine that "creates" brown flakes, so it is either in the water inflow (check the water) and the way to see what is coming into the machine is to do a "load" without any clothes! Just have the tub fill and look at what fills.....Sounds like something under the tubs upper lip that's coming-off and into your tub during the wash and agitation cycles.

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