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Try this, It's involved but it worked on my Kenmore HE4tDrain the machinePull the filter (have a sheet pan, wet vac and towels handy, there's a lot of water)Disconnect the drain boot from the pump and tubDisconnect the pump drain hose (waste)Disconnect the pump electricalWash everything (not pump motor) in a 25% bleach solutionReassemble.Put 1 gal boiling water, 1 gal hot water and 1/2 cup bleach in washer compartment. check for leaksWash entire compartment with the bleach water and spin the drum time to time for 15 minutesAdd TechnoFresh (which claims to loosen gunk) to the powdered soap dispenser, through a bunch of rag towels in and run the machine on the hottest cycle.This process works well until machine is stinky again (about 6 months depending on bleach usage)BTW "the leave door open trick" only helps the door gasket and does not address the constant reservoir of fermenting water in the bottom of the machine

Posted on Mar 02, 2012

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SOURCE: washer smells bad

A colleague had trouble with clothes smelling bad after washing them. Turned out it was due to using a low temperature wash all the time which allowed the build up of some nasty bacteria inside the machine. The manufacturer recommended he used a high temperature wash about once a week to keep it clear and it's been fine ever since. Just a high temperature (non-economy)wash, no need to add bleach.

Posted on Feb 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Why won't the drum spin on my LG Tromm front load washer?

I had the same problem and it was a bad sensor assembly (#6501KW2002A). You can order
it from an online electronics store (www.mcminone.com). Cost is approx. $20.

I fixed it based on a thread from 2007:
See http://www.fixya.com/support/t159708-lg_washer_wm1832c

But, here's what I did:
1. Unplug the machine.
2. Take off the back plate that has 4 small screws.
3. Unscrew the big bolt in the middle.
4. Take off the hubcap looking part the bolt was securing.
5. Unclip the two sets of wires on the bottom of the circle you are looking at
(the set of wires to the right are connected to the sensor assembly you want to replace).
6. Unscrew the 6 smaller bolts to take off the circular piece that the sensor assembly is snapped to.
7. Mark with a pen where the sensor attaches so you know where to snap the new one.
8. Unclip the old sensor assembly and clip on the new one
9. Reassemble.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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dryer has two fuses check both circuit breakers one is for heating the other is for the plug this fixed my front load lg this gives you the heat that you need to dry your clothes

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Front bottom leak from my LG TROMM HE Washer

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  • Try these:
  1. Inspect the water supply connections
  2. Inspect the drain hose
  3. Inspect the water pump
  4. Inspect outer tub for cracks or corrosion
  5. Inspect the tub seal
  6. Inspect the tub bearing
please rate my suggestion...

Posted on May 22, 2009

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SOURCE: LG Tromm WM2496HWM Washer - stops mid cycle

use only HE (high efficiency ) soap,try not to use too much ,run tub clean cycle with a little bleach to kill smell

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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