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Drain Holes Rusting in Kenmore Elite Top Load Washer

13 years ago

My friend has the same washing machine that I do; it is a Kenmore top load Elite, approximately five years old.

She just noticed that some of the drain holes are rusting around the edges, around the upper 4 inches of the drum.

She most often washes clothes with a medium water level, Tide, and no "rough" clothes like overalls or anything abrasive. She doesn't have particularly hard water. I checked my washing machine and the interior is pristeen.

They are almost the same age.

Has anyone had this problem?

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