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Gasoline smell in the washer

My husband washed two towels that had some gasoline on them from a boat motor he has transferred. Now the inside of the washer and anything we wash smells like gasoline, what can I do to get rid of it. Should I run a load with bleach or should I wash the inside of the drum with vinegar???
Please help, the washer is new.

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White vinegar is NEVER a bad choice and I would use that.. start a wash ( without clothes) and when the washer fills with water.. stop it and open the door... add a cup or two of white vinegar and let it cycle thru ..When completed, leave the door open to allow the inside to air out... You can also use a product sold at Home Depot and other home improvement places called AFRESH ... hope that helps...

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