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Electrolux Front Load Washer EFLS617SIW. The rubber seal

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Electrolux Front Load Washer EFLS617SIW. The rubber seal around the door is caked with black mould and/or gunk. How to clean or replace
JA: Are you getting any error codes or messages from your Electrolux washer? How old is it?
Customer: No errors. 3 years
JA: How long has this been going on with your Electrolux washer? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just noticed. Using cleaning pucks
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Using recommended Excelsior detergent

Good afternoon. My name is Tyler ,and I'll be assisting you with your appliance today. Please give me a moment to review your question.

The mold embeds itself into the rubber since it's porous. Wiping out the unit with bleach will kill the mold, but it won't remove the stains. There is a product called ZEP which you can use and scrub the rubber with and that will remove the stains. Below is a link to the product I'm talking about.


CLICK HERE for ZEP mold remover


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Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thanks. Ill try it

No problem and good luck!

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