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My washing doesn't smell clean? Help

Hi, I bought a Whirlpool awm5145 about 1 1/2 years ago but it's never been great, the washing machine drum always has water in it, when i open the filter there is always soap and water. It doesn't seem to matter which programme i use, but all the programmes other than the daily 40 takes about 3 hours? The main problem now is that my washing looks clean but doesn't smell clean, even if i use top brand liquid/tabs, and top brand fab conditioner. My towels are also brick hard unless i tumble them, that makes me think there is still soap in the wash. Please help as i am pulling my hair out...

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  • Terri Kikke Jun 20, 2007

    Hi Girociclo, We almost took the thing to pieces last night and no bends or blockages, however the drain hose does seem to go pretty high before it goes into the drain, tonights job will be to cut a lower hole in the side of the cupboard and lower the drainpipe. Thanks

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The drain water pump its not working properly , needs to be cleaned the drain hose needs to be check for posible bent or clogged , ,please be sure that the drain hose ,and drain pipe are installed ,no more than 12 inches above .of the machine, and avoid long hoses. let me know thanks

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