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There is a really bad smell in my washing machine. i think it might be the rubber seal.

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  • silver top May 11, 2010

    hi if this smell ? is like sewerage ? then you may have an item of clothing between inner and outer drum could be sock or just collection of ? as you do not say sink drain smells ?the dependant on where the pump drain pipe is fitted to? i would remove rear panel to access the drain hose from drum to discharge pump and remove it to check inside ?

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We have had similar problem with a W828 and tracked it down to an accumulation of water and gunge in the folds of the rubber sheath between the inner and outer drums.  If you open the door and wipe out moisture in the fold that may help.

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If burned rubber or insulation you can tell. Burning smell
Just bad odour can be from clogged filter, clean it periodically.

When not regularly cleaned and use on 30 -40 degree celsius, fungus becomes a problem. You can try cleaning the soap box and compartment with ttootbrush (old). And run the machine hot empty. When over the years fungus got everywhere, you need to disaassemble all or buy a new one. Don't try aggresive cleaners.

Also you might have a problem to the waterlock to your sewer. Check hose.

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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