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Does not spin all the way & Mildew smell

We have a problem with one we that was in the home we just purchased, go figure we had a great older set at our old place and got rid of them before we made sure our new and bigger ones worked all the way... The problem we seem to be having is that it will spin but not all the way, like it leaves the clothes soaked like it does not have enough time to finish the cycle out so we have to wring them out and it takes FOREVER...Also when we first opened it up it had a really bad mildew smell and it had black gunk all along the top of the drum on the inside, we cleaned it with an SOS pad and got it off but it still has a slight mildew smell, is there anything I can do to make it go away? Thank you.

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Re: Does not spin all the way & Mildew smell

You can poor bleach in it and let sit for a while. For your spin problem you may have a slipping clutch and dragging brake shoes. Will need to take apart to fix.

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