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era in my high efficiancy washer but the era wasnt he i didnt mean to i just grabbed the wrong bottle,will it mess it up?

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Asked by proudmom34 at 11:17 AM on Mar. 20, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • You shouldn't use it.

    High-efficiency front or top-loading washers are designed for low water level and a tumbling washing action. HE detergents are low sudsing and specially formulated to provide clean washloads in these energy-saving washers.

    Use of any other kind of detergent in a high efficiency washer, not only can confuse your washer cycle but prevent it from washing or rinsing properly. HE detergents are comparable in price to other detergents; look for the symbol and ensure you are using the correct detergent for your high-efficiency washer.

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 12:02 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

  • If you haven't opened the bottle, you should be able to exchange it for the HE of the same brand without any trouble at the store, especially if you still have the receipt.

    Answer by May-20 at 1:57 PM on Mar. 20, 2010

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