Fill your washing machine tub with hot water tub to its highest capacity. Use the hottest temperature setting. Add 1 quart of chlorine bleach to the hot water.
Run the washing machine on the longest wash, rinse and spin cycles available.
Fill the tub of the washing machine with hot water again. Make sure you use the settings for the largest load and hottest water. Add 1 quart of distilled white vinegar to the water.
Run the washing machine on the longest wash, rinse and spin cycles.
Clean the dispensers using heated white vinegar. Soak removable dispensers, and pour hot vinegar in the ones you cannot remove. Run the washing machine using normal settings and cycles.
Using a flashlight, search for the areas of rust.
Use the washer drum repair kit to repair any areas of rust. Carefully follow the instructions provided in the kit.