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danielleb

11:14PM | 01/03/11
Member Since: 12/20/10
130 lifetime posts
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We've had our Kenmore washer for a little over 9 years now and over the last year, the door (top loading) has started to flake and rust on the inside edge. Is there any way to repair this or am I just going to have to face the purchase of a new washer? Any thoughts on how to avoid this issue in the future?

LarryG

07:03AM | 01/04/11
Member Since: 07/22/04
526 lifetime posts
Sandpaper and appliance touch up paint depending on how bad it is, or you can buy just a new lid

williams588

06:51PM | 06/27/11
Member Since: 06/22/11
27 lifetime posts
sandpaper it until it's smooth, then use touch up paint unless it's real bad

Henry

05:21PM | 08/08/11
Member Since: 07/30/11
10 lifetime posts
When I first moved into my house, I bought a washer off my grandmother. It was pretty rusty, so I did what the above posters suggested and used sandpaper to smooth the area and then painted it. It worked pretty well, so I would give that a try. I didn't have any more rust problems after that, but eventually bought a new washer and dryer because I wanted something that was more energy efficient.


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