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Kenmore Elite front-load

My washing machine is smelling musty---I have tried washing a load in HOT water but it does not work ---it's still there. I was wondering if i needed to put something into my washing cycle or something.
I think i may have left some clothes in it wet for awhile when my Dad passed a few months ago---I think that is when it started. I really notice my towels never smell good. Always a hint of a musty smell.

It's a Kenmore Elite Front load HE3t

Thanks for your time !!
Kim

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  • stolz772004 Jan 02, 2009

    Thanks a Bunch !! I did clean the pump and yes it was nasty !! I need to do the bleach still !! But I think that will Fix Ya !!!



    Thanks ----Kim

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You must remove bottom panel ,,in the center front you will find pump,,remove pump filter,,always unplug first..it has slugg,..than after you clean filter run your unit once a month with a pint of bleach and hot water only..also wipe your rubber gasket or bellows with a touch of bleach..

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    onthethejob1 Jan 02, 2009

    im here great,,,

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