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LG Intellowasher wm-14220 FD

Hi, I bought one of these two years ago. It regularly collects slime and dirt around the door and seals, such that it deposits this on clothes in the form of patches and streaks. This has got steadily worse, and several expensive items have been ruined. I has got to the stage where the cost of this means that I am considering buying a replacement machine - not with an LG!. I have tried cleaning around the door and seals several times, but the problem reappears very quickly - within three or four days.
Could you please let me know what can be done to provide a long term solution to this - if it involves some form of cleaning, this needs to be in some way that I have not yet tried, eg a special cleaning agent or similar, as I am not prepared to spend much more time on this.

Thanks for any help you can offer, because the LG "support" has been useless.
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I had this problem, and it seems to be because the machine doesn't have the chance to dry out, so mould collects in the door. When the washing machine isn't being used, I simply leave the door slightly open - the washing machine dries and the black mould issue just about eliminated.

Posted on Nov 28, 2009


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