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Water inside the drum

Just a little bit of water remains inside the drum, it is not visible though and it smells afterwhile

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There may be a foreign object that is partially blocking the drain from the outer drum. open the back and remove the drain hose connection from the drum. Using a long screwdriver as a test prod, carefully try to feel this foreign object. Also try to look up into the drain outlet using a flashlight and mirror.

Posted on Aug 18, 2007

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I did this with my washer which literally reeked, and my friends have since done theirs and the results are amazing...
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