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Maytag dryer - legacy series

A green color is building up in my dryer - it is on the back wall - covers approx 40% (it just keeps getting bigger and bigger) and the green is spreading to the inside door now. I have tried clorox to remove the green stain look - it did not work. It is NOT a crayon (no young children in house), I can not figure out what it is - it worries me as it just keeps growing - any ideas? I have had this dryer (and washer) approx 3 months - I have never seen this in any of my other dryers I have had in the past

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  • karyldee Mar 22, 2009

    Maytag Dryer-Legacy Series: I have the same issue. The grrenish-gray is more of a burn or scorch mark -- cannot be washed off -- is more a discoloration of the metal. Also, on the vent that is positioned on the back wall of this dryer, it appears that it has burned although we haven't smelled smoke or had clothes burn.

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A guess is that this is from a laundry product or softener. You can use window cleaner or possibly a soft scrub product and water to remove it. Never use bleach inside the dryer unless you want 'all white' clothes coming out.

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