When my wife washes my t-shirts they come out with stains on them. The stain looks like a light kind of round oil stain. We can't figure out where these stains are coming from. They are on my white and colored t-shirts. All of them go in clean and come out stained. We even got a new washing machine.
By luke from Anaheim, CA
Since you have a new washing machine, it might still be under warranty. Call the store where you bought it and explain the problem that you're having. They just might send someone over to take a look at it and fix the problem.
Maybe it's something in the dryer. Try checking it every time before you throw the clothes in. I say this because I had a tiny puddle that appeared in the bottom of the drum during humid weather. I noticed it before anything happened but would have had mystery stains, too, if I hadn't accidentally seen it.
I stopped having this problem when I stopped using dryer sheets. Not sure if it a coincidence.
It's your drier sheets :( Boohoo! Idk if you know, drier sheets are full of nasty toxins. Use white vinegar in your final rinse. The smell will be gone when the clothes are dry and will still smell good, like your soap.
How do you get the dryer sheet stains out?
I do not use dryer sheets and I still have oil stains
Easy fix - same problem with all LG machines. Replace the drain pump! Take it apart and youll see the gaskets on it failed
Same here. No drier sheets, but still have these stains. Anyone know why?
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