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Brown marks on white clothes

Brown marks have ruined some whites ... the only thing we notice is the rubber gasket that is around the door and goes in has black mold at its edges and under ... Could this be the cause. And I suppose we should replace it? Any idea on cost to call GE service for replacemnt.
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  • yoginiji Jun 30, 2008

    Thank you. I will try your suggestion. If that doesn't work, I will call repairperson.



    Thank you again!

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Hi yoginiji,
The black mould might have something to do with the marks - I think it builds up if you only ever use low-temperature programmes. I believe that running the machine on a hot wash cycle - perhaps with some proprietory cleaner (but with no clothes in it) might help to get rid of it. I would suggest first removing as much as possible by hand.
Another, more serious possibility is that the drum bearing seals are leaking grease into the wash tub. If nothing is done the bearings will fail and result in a nasty repair bill. If your machine is under warranty, now is the time to contact the repair people.

Does this help? If not please give any more details you have and I'll try to think of something else :-)

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  • Richard Raynor Jun 30, 2008

    Thank you, yoginji, and Good Luck! D.

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