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How can I remove soap scum build-up from basket/tub of washing machine (Kenmore Model 11027642600)?

Washer is 3+ years old. Soap scum has built up on tub and basket. It comes free during washing cycle and deposits itself on items being washed.

Kenmore , Home Improvement
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Joey S
I can understand wanting to clean the scum building on the inner wall of the outer tub. In order to access this area will require removing the washer cabinet and tub cover.

NOTE: Disconnect the power cord from the power source before servicing your washer.

I added an image below with the instructions on how to remove the washer cabinet. Note: The image of the console will look different than yours but the procedure is the same. Once you have the washer cabinet taken off, remove the tub cover by prying all the locking tabs outwards and then lift the tub cover off. You now have access to the scum. I recommend using a flat plastic ruler to scrap the scum off and then wipe the inner tub clean.
by Joey S Earned 2,043 community points in Kenmore
October 26th, 2010
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