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My Kenmore Elite He3 sounds like it has water in the tub after washing AND smells of MOLD?

I was the clothes and it washes fine, but then afterwards if I shake the tub back and forth I hear water sloshing around, and it smells of mold. I read that people have the mold smell but get it clear with opening the door but that won't work with the excess water left in the tub. What is the problem, all your help is greatly appreciated!!!!

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  • rboardman Jan 04, 2008

    Kenmore Elite HE4t. Have a mold smell in it all the time. Do leave the door open and have cleaned under the wide rubber seal and where it contacts the tub with a bleach solution. Use liquid detergent because that is what we believe is recommended in the manual Unable to find manual.

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There is always some water left inside the machine and that is probably what you are hearing are you using liquid detergent? if so this is almost certainly the cause of the smell. liquid detergent leaves a nasty slime inside thge machine and smells like drains. put on a boil wash with no clothes and revert to using powder detergent

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