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Mary Tobiasz

Can I use ammonia in my new high efficiency Kenmore washer?

I recently purchased a Sears Kenmore Top-Loading High Efficiency Low-Water Washer, Model 2130. Can I add 1 cup of ammonia to my washer? If so, should I add it with the detergent or pour it in the liquid bleach dispenser? Ammonia is great for removing odors from towels and I also like to use it with some of my husband's work shirts that go in the washer stain free but come out with grease like stains. Thanks.

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Joey S
Thank you for your question and I understand your concern.

Never mix Bleach with Ammonia. It will make a deadly chlorine gas.

Mixing bleach and ammonia is extremely dangerous, since toxic vapors will be produced. Chlorine gas is released when ammonia and bleach are mixed together.

You can use Ammonia but follow the instructions and warning label attached to the Ammonia container.
by Joey S Earned 1,944 community points in Kenmore
August 3rd, 2011
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Mary Tobiasz
The make and model number is noted in my first sentence of my original question.
by Mary Tobiasz
August 2nd, 2011
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Manage My Life
Managemylife.com is a great place to find the answers to just about anything, especially on appliances. I would suggest that you provide a little more information such as the make and the model # of your product so your expert will be able to provide you the best possible answer. Just click on reply below and the provide the required data.
by Manage My Life
August 1st, 2011
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