If your washing machine’s drum is covered in a greyish white coating there might be a simple explanation. It can be caused by a build up of limescale. To remove the white coating try adding about 20 grams of citric acid into the washing machine and wash on a 90 degree wash cycle with no laundry inside. You may need to try this more than once.
The best method is to put the washer on the 90 degree wash cycle and add the citric acid into the soap dispenser drawer whilst it is initially filling up. Let it fill for 10 seconds first because the first lot of water goes into the sump hose under the drum and is sealed off. Alternatively try buying a limescale removing product designed for washing machines.
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