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    Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    Ok I just washed this small batch of towels for the 4th time in a row with NO ADDED SOAP! I go down there and look at them everytime the washing machine starts agitating the rinse and they are still sudsing up.

    I used Mckees Microfiber wash on the first original wash cycle with only half the recommended amount for load size. Towels were not even very dirty and I'm doing this all on the extra large setting. I've never seen anything like it. Why won't they rinse clean?

    Could it be a problem with the machine? I'm obsessed at this point I'm already very particular about my paint towels like a lot of members here. I can't just keep rinsing them though I have to move on.

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    I’ve never had this problem before but I’d suspect the washer is the problem. You could try putting some white vinegar in the rinse to see if that helps.

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    I have made the bubble mistake too many times with my front loader.
    I use Tide free.

    Now with almost any of the towels I do a 20 minute(on my machine) rinse and spin first.
    In your case I would take them out, throw them in a fiver with cold water and agitate by hand to see if there is any bubbles.
    That might tell you towels or machine.

    I use vinegar in the rinse container and bleach container for every load of wash, no matter what it is.
    Do you have a tub clean function on the machine?

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    I use 3D soap & it recommends to use the least amount. also on my washer(and most I'll assume) you can select a second rinse. oh. and I can select a deep fill for the wash. these are GE washer & dryer nothing high end. good luck

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    Quote Originally Posted by fly07sti View Post
    I’ve never had this problem before but I’d suspect the washer is the problem. You could try putting some white vinegar in the rinse to see if that helps.
    Good tip I totally forgot about that! Thanks

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    Quote Originally Posted by spazzz View Post
    I have made the bubble mistake too many times with my front loader.
    I use Tide free.

    Now with almost any of the towels I do a 20 minute(on my machine) rinse and spin first.
    In your case I would take them out, throw them in a fiver with cold water and agitate by hand to see if there is any bubbles.
    That might tell you towels or machine.

    I use vinegar in the rinse container and bleach container for every load of wash, no matter what it is.
    [b[Do you have a tub clean function on the machine?[/b]

    No, I'm thinking this has always been happening I just never actually took the time to check on it mid wash. I'm going to start using minimal soap. extra rinse with vinegar than a finial rinse with just water. Thats as far as I'm prepared to go lmaooo.

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    Yeah, its a given I use the extra rinse function with the microfiber wash.

    I always check my soap add for the 1 1/2 hours or so they wash. I need to see just a few bubbles on the front window.
    I have learned through trial and error what amount of soap to use for the different size loads.
    I am talking teaspoons amounts.

    Wash towels take less soap while polish/compound take more

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    I first noticed this on a load of my clothes. Forgot to add soap, so I went back to add some and the machine was full of bubbles. Clearly I've been using too much soap for the last 30 years. Oops!

    Now I use about 1/4 of what I used to use.

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    Washers can have soap build up over time it most likely has nothing to do with the towels. Run your washer with nothing in it and see if it still happens

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    Re: Microfiber towels not rinsing clean??

    Unless this is an older machine, try the bedding (or similar) cycle. Modern HE machines have terrible drawbacks most consumers are unaware of. The default cycles have to stay within govt mandated water and energy amounts. Special cycles are not tied to those limits. Samsung washer manuals will actually state which cycles do what. We personally use the bedding cycle for everything since we have very hard water. It uses more water and rinses the soap much better.

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