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Whirlpool Duet Washer/Dryer get brown streaks on clothing

Spot remover does not remove stains; however, Colthing streaks come out with "WINK" which is a rust remover. We tried cleaning the washer with product made to clean washers and still have streaks in clothing. Whirlpool has no hot line for help

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The brown stains are likely coming from the felt drum seal. The OEM adhesive is tar based - and after time and use - breaks down.

You'll need a new felt seal - and the adhesive that is used should be silicone based... eliminating the brown streaks.


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Posted on Sep 30, 2010

  • David Main Oct 23, 2011

    RUST! It can be the dryer vent at the back of the unit drum wall. Ours began rusting and leaving small stripes on white clothing. I have used fine grit sand paper to clean up, but it keeps coming back. I am either going to replace the part, or look into high heat paint to seal it.

  • Kevin D Jun 03, 2012

    The felt seal on the dryer tub? Please confirm.
    Thanks,

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