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Inglis top load washer smells

Hi There,

I thank you for this site to start with :) Can you please help , my washing machine smells like rotten eggs I wondered if there is a filter at the back that can be cleaned. We have hard water in our area with water softener used but, still get scale. If I have explained it clear enough, is there any advice that you can give me.

Thanks in advance

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  • nyree71 Nov 16, 2008

    Thanks for the reply, I will let you know how I get on. Is there a filter behind the machine?


  • nyree71 Nov 25, 2008

    thanks everyone for the help, it was clear when agitator was removed



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Hi Nyree,
Check the center of the agitator, where you add softener.
Remove by pulling up. It will be full of old softener.
It may be necessary to remove the whole agitator ( set screw on bottom).
The inside also gets full of old softener.

Good Luck.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

  • the4neffs Nov 25, 2008

    Hi Nyree,

    If there is a filter, it may have been added as an accessory. It is not part of the wash machine itself.

    At least I have never seen one before.

    Peter N



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