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Front Loading Washer Maintenance -- Once a month, add a cup of Distilled White Vinegar and a cup of baking soda during the HOT cleaning cycle. Pour each directly into the drum. Then, add about ½ cup of vinegar and ½ cup of baking soda into the detergent dispenser.
enough to heat a garage.....this site tells you how to do it with soda cans