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6 years old hoover washer dryer. Not all, but some light colored tee shirts coming out with what appears to be oily spots. Tried bleach and dishwater tablet as suggested by another forum, but to no avail. Please help if poss. Derek Galloway

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  • monobloc Sep 01, 2008

    Sorry Mike, but I do not know how many times I have tried this but these oily/greasy type marks keep appearing.

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Hi there monobloc,

I've gone through this too. Dishwashing liquid soap, specifically with grease cutting properties. It does take a few cycles to clean it all out though.

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Check that the water in the washing machine is hot, if machine is not heating, it won't remove greasy dirt from clothes.

If this is the problem post here for more troubleshooting.

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Many times when we cook in the kitchen, we get splattered with oils that aren't easily visible. Very often these oil spots pick up dirt from the wash water. These stains don't usually get noticed until after the clothes have been dried. The best thing to do is to rub detergent or stain remover right on these spots and let them sit about half an hour. Then rewash the clothes in as hot water as the material can take afterwards.

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