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Black marks on white clothes after wash
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Inwithangeroutwithlove · 23/01/2022 11:33

Black marks are appearing on school shirts after a wash. The shirts are coming out of the wash dirtier than they went in! I can’t find a way to get rid of the marks. Does anyone have any idea what is causing this and what I can do to stop it? Thanks

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dementedpixie · 23/01/2022 11:36

Looks like oil or something. Have you checked for grime round the seal of the door

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AddingMustard · 23/01/2022 11:39

As pp said, clean the seal around the door thoroughly. If they're white, bleach solution for 10 mins.

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QuizzicalEyebrows · 23/01/2022 11:46

Clean the door and the rubber around it.

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Inwithangeroutwithlove · 23/01/2022 12:09

I have already tried cleaning seal round door. Will try soaking in bleach to see if that shifts it

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Caughtavibe · 23/01/2022 12:12

I had this on my work blouses. It took several goes of peeling the rubber seal properly back and repeatedly wiping then, in desperation, I ran the machine with a little bleach through it (it froths like mad!) then it never happened again.

I got the marks off by scrubbing with fairy with the green scratchy bit of a washing up sponge. I then had to rewatch the blouses each time and pray they came out okay.

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JaneJeffer · 23/01/2022 12:30

The bearings in your machine are probably going. Is it very noisy?

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