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Kenmore Super Capacity Washer - Mildew smell

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Ever since I got my washer I've had problems with a mildew smell. If I leave the front door open in between loads it will lesson somewhat. Friends make comments about the smell in the house as soon as they enter the front door. If I don't get the clothes out of the washer and into the dryer right away I end up having to put the clothes through the washing cycle again to try to get rid of the smell.

Is there some sort of screen or filter that I need to change or clean that I am unaware of?

Thanks for your help.
Irene

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Run the washer, with no clothes,
and 2 cups of bleach instead of detergent.
kills any mould in the washer
at least until you find the original cause, it wont stink

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