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What should I do/use to remove soap film build-up in a top loading washing machine?

By David from Menomonee Falls, WI

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January 31, 20051 found this helpful

Hi i use vinigar and baking soda works wonders

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September 23, 20070 found this helpful

CLR works great also with the soap scum, mineral build up and smelly washer smell.

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October 14, 20070 found this helpful

Our front load washer started stinking and that smell started going into our towels I think it was the soap scum that caused the smell. My sister gave me some cleaner called "Purewasher" that she bought. It only took one tablespoon to remove the scum and fungus. And another tablespoon to get rid of the mildew smell from our towels.

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January 12, 20100 found this helpful

A tub full of hot water and CLR works great too and takes out hard water deposits.

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February 10, 20110 found this helpful

Use the powdered HE (stands for high efficiency) detergent for front loaders. Mine did the same thing until I switched. I use Tide.

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February 10, 20111 found this helpful

The removal tips are great. I'd like to add as a prevention that you leave the top up/open after each load. I've been doing this for years and have never had a problem with soap scum.

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