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Smelly water when i run the water in my machine, it smells bad like sewage. i thought it was our water, but upon checking, it was not. we assume it must be something in the washing machine itself but we have no idea where to begin.

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? How about Filling the machine with a suitable detergent bleach solution leave a couple of hours then pump out. Also this is likely to be a grease/soap crud build up in the pump and drain system So attention to the drain hose, Detach and seal one end and fill with hot detergent and leave then remove the plug to allow to drain. It is the drain area most likely the cause.

Posted on Jul 28, 2007

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    john ash Jul 29, 2007

    Commenting further.
    how is the machine drain connected to the drainage system?
    If it is 'hard plumbed' in then it is possible it is sewage gases permeating back up.
    In the UK at any rate Washing machines are not hard plumbed in they either empty directly to an external gully with a break in the pipe or the are plumbed in the the kitchen sink out let above the U trap. and the kitchen sink goes into an external gully so there is a broken line or a water trap between the machine out let and the main drainage system.
    How is it with you?

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