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My top loading whirlpool washer is starting to make tiny

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My top loading whirlpool washer is starting to make tiny brown spots on some light colored clothes. What is happening? The washer works fine, is about ten yrs old thank you for your help!
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

May I please have your model number so I am able to provide you with accurate, model specific information?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I was wrong, it is a GE, where is the model number?
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Model number should be under the lid or on top of the timer console.

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Cannot find it. How about "ball parking" some answers to the problem?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Do not agree with extra charge. Just give me some answers
Expert:  Kelly replied 5 months ago.

Are they spots or streaks you are finding? Will they come out?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Was $28 not enough to answer my question? So far I haven't gotten for my $28 but offers to spend another $24
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
As I said, they are tiny pin prick spots and they do not come out. The items have not been put in the dryer.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Where are you Kelly
Expert:  applianceguy replied 5 months ago.
You have rust or mineral build up on inner tub. If you look closely at the holes you will see brown in them. You can try and clean the tub. Use iron out around 2 cups. Put unit on highest wash level and hottest water. Run through longest cycle. If this does not clear up your problem, it is rust and replacing tub is not worth the cost. Better to get a new washer at that point.