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I run my washer through the clean cycle with bleach every month. However, the fabric softner compartment is very dirty with black mold. How can I clean it?

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I run mine with vinegar in the softener compartment when I do the clean cycle. You might want to add bleach into for it to kill the mold. When I had to have service done to mine, I asked the tech. how I could clean them and that is what he told me to do.

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