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Leaves white marks on coloured clothes

My Whirlpool Ulitmate Care II top loader leaves white marks on coloured wash even after selecting extra rinse, (it's particularly bad when doing black or dark wash). I use only a liquid detergent with no additional softner or bleach. This machine is about 5 years old and had been working fine, until this problem started about 6 months ago.

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  • ronnieconlon Mar 25, 2009

    On mains water supply. I do not use water softner, (water in this area does tend to be a bit `hard').

  • obbo Apr 24, 2009

    I am having the same problem. Small bleached like circles, size of drum circles, on colored clothing.

  • st_donnas May 03, 2009

    Whirlpool Ultimate II is leaving a lot of fluff and its spoiling all my dark clothes especially. I really need to resolve this problem quickly. Any tips on how to get the lint to clean out?

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    steve May 11, 2010

    Minerals in hard water will accumulate over time.

    Pour 2 cups white vinegar in the washer and run a wash cycle with no laundry. It should remove most of the buildup.

    Use hot or warm water when possible on dark clothing.

  • steve
    steve May 11, 2010

    Are you on city water?

    Do you use a water softener?

  • wrgoss1112
    wrgoss1112 Feb 05, 2013

    I also have a whirlpool about 8 moths old and it does the same thing ,white streaks on dark clothing,but I can say the solution by Steve White does not work,tried it



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I'd try putting the machine on a hot fill wash, max water level put in half a cup of baking soda when the machine starts to washer turn it off and leave it to soak overnight, then let it finish the cycle the next day. Also make sure you tip some of the hot water down the beach dispenser and clean all around the top of the machine


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I have a whirlpool about 8 moths old and now it is doing the same thing i

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    wrgoss1112 Feb 05, 2013

    I have a whirlpool about 8 moths old and now it is doing the same thing this solution does not work

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    V Westell Mar 10, 2014

    Mine are about 6 months old and didn't do it the first month or two but is now. I use liquid detergent HE did you find a different resolution? My 2 girlfriends have the same set about 4-5 years older though and they said they have never had this problem. It is driving me crazy!

  • Lisa Harrison
    Lisa Harrison Mar 16, 2014

    having same problem, have tried cleaning the machine with AFFRESH several times does not help



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