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John McLaughlin

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I have the stackables model# GLTF2940ES0 (washer) and Model #GLEQ2152ES0 (dryer). My first problem was with the cheap piece of plastic that the Company expected to hold dryer onto the washer. A piece of tape!! So I had to buy the bases to install the units side by side. Cost $400 plus. Now my problem is with water getting into the gasket (grey in color) and mildewing. What a stench!!! The Rep. says wipe it out after every load. Poppy cock!!!!!!!!! I have over $1700 invested and it's no better than my 15 yr old Whirlpool.



Any suggestions?

John
 

Jake

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Hi,

You have the new style Frigidaire front load washer, on all the ones i have seen, water will get in the grey gasket/door boot, thats normal, but you should not have to wipe it down every time you use it, if its mildewing they recommend leaving the door open slightly for air circulation.

Jake
 

DB130

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You may wish to run an empty load with warm water and bleach from time to time.

My Frigidaire front-loader is located in the basement where my trusty dehumidifer collects enough moisture in the air to fill a 21 pint bucket every day. To combat mildew in the washer, I leave the glass door slightly ajar as well, and I even pull out the detergent dispenser drawer. I actually bought the dehumidifier a month after the washer, and I did not have any problems with mildew prior to the arrival of the dehumidifier.

Also, does your door seal on your washer have drain holes? Mine does, and mine was manufactured in Feb 2000.
 
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John McLaughlin

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My washer was made in 03/05. The boot has no holes in it. The amount of water that get's trapped would never evaporate. It fills the boot up with a great amount of water. POOR DESIGN. I don't recommend to anyone that they should purchase this model.
thanxs for info
anymore would be helpful
John
 

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The only other thing I could suggest would be to making some drain holes on the door seal w/ an soldering iron or an awl. But I have not seen the new Frigidaire washers in person to see if this even feasible.
 

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DB130 said:
The only other thing I could suggest would be to making some drain holes on the door seal w/ an soldering iron or an awl. But I have not seen the new Frigidaire washers in person to see if this even feasible.
I wouldn't recommend doing that, it could cause other worse issues.:eek:
 
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