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HE Washer leaves clothes smelling bad

We have a high efficiency Affinity washer, and the clothes never smell clean. We've tried several HE detergents, added several types of fabric softeners - even added oxi-clean additive. Nothing helps the clothes smell good enough to wear. Please help.

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  • guynews Sep 05, 2008

    Thank you. We will try your suggestion, and if it does not work, we will call them. Thanks again.

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Peace,
ngafm at your service,
How old is the washer?
And how long has it been smelling bad?

Some front loaders over the years have had this problem and the worse used to be the Maytag Neptune!
This is what I tell my customers to do:
Friend,
ngfam1 At your service!


It is normal for some frond load washers to have a little water left in the inner tub after the wash finishes!

I do tell my customers to run the washer once a week without clothes and with hot water and 1/4 cup of bleach. And then make sure to do only white clothes directly after wards as not to get a drop of beach water on a colored article of clothing!
Then leave the door open after every load when not in use!

If this will not help I would call frigidiare and tell them you must have it replaced that it is affecting your family because of the mold smell!
Believe me they will swap it out after all the money you spent on it, you deserve it! BUT REMEMBER MANY people have this problem with some front load machines!
if it's not new then perhaps the pump is faulty or the lint is clogging int he pump of the machine!

Let me know what happens!
Bless You,
please give me a rating before you sign off!
ngafm

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    N Golan Sep 09, 2008

    DID IT WORK????????????????

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