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Rusty stains on all white clothes washed

The washer is about 6 years old. Used very little by an old uncle. Now whenever we wash whites and light colors they come out with a serious rust colored stain.
Please help with suggestions.
Thanks very much.

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I don't think the washer is at fault; the clue is 'Used very little.' I think the rust is originating in the water pipes serving the washer. The only help there is to run one machine with no clothes in it (wasting water) or putting splitters on the faucets and flushing the lines into a sink or other drain. To remove rust stains from WHITE (!) clothing and many synthetics, buy a product named 'Whink.' It is available in many drug stores, super markets, etc. in the area where one finds other laundry items.  It is fairly safe to use (with precautions) but keep out of reach of kids.

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