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Washer leaves stains

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Thanks for getting back to me. How would I know if it's the water supply and can you tell me a little more about washing the washer -- I think the repairman who came out has already done that.

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Put white cloth on water socket...to act as filter...then let water run...or you can use white cotton socks...

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