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Maytag washer mold is bad

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  • M Linden Jun 23, 2008

    Your 2 for 2 with us and I'll try this ,Thanx sooooo much for such fast accurate answers A++++

  • artquote Aug 29, 2008

    i do leave the door open and the problem is there. last nite we stayed up cleaning mold and mildew from the detergent area and the rubber rim .... what are the health implications?

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On most front loads this is a common problem and is resolved by leaving your door open to allow the water to evaporate

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