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Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« on: July 22, 2013, 10:57:03 AM »
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Re: Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2013, 03:35:05 PM »
Ok. A class action suit. So everyone with a duet washer will get $1.95 after "lawyer fees" and "court costs"....::)

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Re: Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2013, 04:24:33 PM »
On T.V.Whirlpool new duets washer they say the mold problem as been solved.How?

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Re: Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2013, 10:12:00 PM »
I pulled a ripped bellows off of a Duet a couple of weeks ago.   Homeowner was standing there.   When I flipped it over and showed her solid black with stinking mold,  she almost had a corony.   Asked me what she could do,  and I told her to change the boot every couple of years.    She said she wanted me to change it in two years if I could schedule it.    Done.   I hope to get a few more like this.
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Offline Larry the applia

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Re: Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2013, 09:26:23 PM »
 Yea this kills me any time there is water there is mold. If customers would use bleach they would not have near the problems. Picture shows under side of tub cover on whirlpool direct drive.

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Re: Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2013, 09:19:48 PM »
On T.V.Whirlpool new duets washer they say the mold problem as been solved.How?

I would install a fan to dry the washer out at the end of the cycle.

All-in-one combo washer/dryers don't have mold problems because all the moisture is removed at the end of the cycle.

Whirlpool already has the blower fan feature on some of it's high end machines as seen here, but they built it for a different reason:
http://laundry.reviewed.com/features/whirlpools-fan-dry-washers-are-made-for-lazy-launderers.htm

You could easily build a time-delay circuit to turned on a low power blower fan for an hour our two, and put the fan on one of the vents.

However, this forum is about appliance repair, not appliance design.
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Re: Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2013, 02:25:29 PM »

What do you guys think of this/

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Re: Whirlpool mold in duet washer
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2013, 09:24:14 PM »
70 bucks that's crazy it's a dang computer fan wth?? I'm sure we know a lot of customers we can sell that to but not for that price

 

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