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Neptune MAH5500 Front Load Maytag

There is a stong musty smell that even with running a cycle of clorox it continues to fill the room and into the hallway. We are a family of 4 adults and rarely does 2 days pass without using the washer. We did have a problem of the front gaskit molding and the service technician replaced that. We purchased the washer and dryer from Sears in January 2005. Please help Vickie LBOB92@aol.com

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Hi vicky,

i have come across this problem with other front loading machines. the problem lies with the machine depositing dirt and detergent into the door gasket.

make sure that you are using the He detergent intended for front loading machines.

if you are, you can purchase something called Affresh tablets. these will get rid of the deposits in the gasket. they are available at any appliance parts supplier.

thanks

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