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Filthy washerfter a little more thought, I

Filthy washerfter a little more thought, I

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    Default Filthy washerfter a little more thought, I

    Got a washer out I took in trade. Timer stem is broken but can be worked with pliers. Thought maybe I could find someone in need and either give it to them or let it go very cheap.
    This thing is filthy on the inside! Had a layer of black like skin on the tub ring and balance ring. This stuff pulls off like a snake skin for the most part as you mentioned in another post. Motor is nasty too.
    Getting more into it I thought part this thing out. After giving it a little more thought, I think someone ran this washer in a room with a dryer with no vent and the lint found its way into he washer and mixed with other......stuff and formed this black layer.
    Make any sense?

    I even sprayed the mixing valve with detergent and a hose pipe. It did not have the black stuff just dirty buildup.

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    I think someone ran this washer in a room with a dryer with no vent and the lint found its way into he washer and mixed with other......stuff and formed this black layer.
    Most times I see black I think of mold, rotten soap, rotten softener, rotten combination of these.

    You will get a layer of air borne dust on things by running the dryer with no outside vent.....but I doubt it has much to do with the gookus inside....JMO!

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    Hadn't thought about mold because of the way it would peel back. May just be thicker mold than I have ever seen.

    Oh well, may save a few parts.

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    May just be thicker mold than I have ever seen.
    Mix in some pet hairs, calcium, magnesium, iron from the water and maybe some body oils and we get that snake skin like film on things

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    Strange how some get this and some do not. Several factors involved ion this though
    Some get it on the upper portion of the outer tub, and some like this one gets it mainly on the ballast ring. I have seen some dirtier around the top of the outer tub but never this much on the ballast ring.
    Interesting. May bleach it real good and see how it turns out just out of curiosity.

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    May bleach it real good and see how it turns out just out of curiosity.
    Really hot water, bleach and d/w powder soap helps to clean up the washers we us in our wash and fold store.

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