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32 Solutions to Common Inquiries
PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES
Residue
stain
buildup in
gasket
Residue
stain
buildup in
dispenser
drawer or
detergent
pack not
dissolved.
Water in
fold of
flexible
gasket
Odor
PODS
is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux.
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• Moisture in washer.
• Use of non-HE deter-
gent.
• Overdosing detergent.
• Overloading wash drum.
• Leaving a wet load set
in washer.
• Cold water washes
which may not com-
pletely dissolve and
remove detergents.
• Moisture in the washer.
• Use of non-HE deter-
gent.
• Overdosing detergent.
• Adding more than two
detergent packs to
detergent pack com-
partment.
• PODS
option not
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selected when using de-
tergent pack (on select
models).
• Result of washing and
part of normal opera-
tion.
• Moisture in the washer.
• Use of non-HE deter-
gent.
• Overdosing detergent.
• Leaving a wet load
remain in washer.
• Cold water washes
which may not com-
pletely dissolve and
remove detergents.
SOLUTIONS
• Perform clean
washer cycle
• Scrub gasket with
Comet™ Spray Gel
Mildew Stain Remover
- use brush to remove
stains.
• Use only HE (high
efficiency detergent)
along with recom-
mended dosage.
• Remove wash load
immediately upon
cycle completion.
• Remove and clean
dispenser and inserts
with combination of
¾ cup liquid chlorine
bleach and one gallon
hot water. Rinse well,
and repeat if neces-
sary. NOTE: Wear
rubber of latex gloves.
Protect floor and
clothing from bleach
damage.
• Use only HE (high
efficiency detergent)
along with recom-
mended dosage.
• At the end of each
wash, dry inside of
gasket fold with clean
dry towel all around
gasket.
• Perform clean
washer cycle.
• At the end of each
wash, dry inside of
gasket fold with clean,
dry towel all around
gasket.
• Use only HE (high
efficiency detergent)
along with recom-
mended dosage.
• Remove wash load
immediately upon
cycle completion.
• Pour one cup liquid
chlorine bleach in
standpipe; let remain
a day and flush with
water.
PREVENTIVE
MEASURES
• Run dehumidifier in
laundry room.
• Avoid overfilling
detergent and fabric
softener compart-
ments of dispenser.
• Dry the inside of
washer and gasket
after every run.
• Avoid overfilling
detergent and fabric
softener compart-
ments of dispenser.
• Check that PODS
®
option is selected
and detergent pack
is placed in PODS
dispenser compart-
ment when using
detergent pack (on
select models).
• Utilize the door
stand ventilation
feature for a few
hours after use or
whenever washer is
not in use.
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