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SMELLY WASHER The stuff you buy on line and at Sears does not work. We paid too much to have to deal with this problem. If it should be a recall item, then recall it.

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Pouring .5 cups of bleach directly into the machine works great for me. I have tried other techniques, but they all failed. (I HIGHLY RECOMMEND WASHING A LOAD OF WHITES AFTER THIS JUST TO BE ON THE SAFE SIDE!)

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The washer has an air tight seal. Run a rinse and drain with out clothing in. Leave the washer door open after your load is done and the machine is emptied so that it can air dry out.

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SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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