Rotten fish smell happens to clothes that are left in washer or dry clean clothes that get damp or wet.
I tried to post my problem but it got tangled with another message. Our clothes smell so bad if left in the machine and not taken out right away. we have to do that wash over again to remove the smell. If they have gone through the wash and dry cycle and smell good once they are damp or wet the smell comes back(rotten fish) and don't let them sit man it will knock you clean out of your house with the stench.
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Hi, It sounds like there is a build up of mung in the plumbing to the house drain or washer drain system, you can use white vinegar and baking soda to flush out the inner workings of these type of pipes, its safe and can be use to push out gross things like sink blockages from hair build up ect,(as it foams when mixxed) you can try to get the soda into the pump and drain then pour in the vinigar, like a volcano sceince project, the eruption like action will clear away the substances which are fouling you cloths. P.S. try to trouble shoot in advance of doing anything, IE: look at the water inlet valves, unscrew them smell if the oder is much stronger from the hoses or pipes(it may be in the water) inspect the drain pipe or floor drain to smell if it has an offensive oder(simular to the one you find on you cloths) if the drain and inlet smell typical(not great but not super foul) then its down to the macheine, you have a drain pump which can become poluted over the years(thats when you use the vinigar and soda) there are other cleaners which will work like C.L.R, you can get it anywhere, its cheap, (but for me I'd use the soda method) if you have a handy friend nows the time to pull a favor. good luck I realy hope this helps ya, sincerly Jon
Re: rotten fish smell happens to clothes that are left in...
I had a similar problem and it drove my crazy. It turned out to be a buildup of fabric softener gunk under the automatic fabric softener dispenser. If you have not done so, I recommend you remove the dispenser and check under it to look for residue...most likely it is there. This residue creates the most God awful odor that I refuse to even use the dispenser anymore...it's the good old Downy Ball for me.
I hope this works for you, as I know this situation is very irritating
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The bacteria in the washer part are causing the smell.
Give the inside a good wipe round with a damp cloth to remove any visible residue.
Leave the door and soap drawer fully open so that the inside dries out after a couple of days; that should fix it.
1)Take disk out of Xbox
2)Try turning off Xbox
3)Choose one of the methods to try and fix disk Polishing disk
-Use air first (blow across disk, or use a soft brush to remove any specks from disk before polishing)
-Get a soft, lint-free polishing cloth (make it damp)
-Use wet side of cloth to clean shiny side of disk
-Dry whole disk (dry polishing cloth)
-Put it in Xbox Using soap or water
-Use soap or windex-slightly wet paper towel to wipe off disk from middle towards outside
-Use furniture cleaner Using toothpaste
-Rub toothpaste on disk, dampen a suitable soft cleaning cloth
-Rub from centre-then move all the way around to edge
-Wipe toothpaste off with a wet cloth-wipe any dampness with dry cloth
-Put it in Xbox Using car polish
-Get a dry cloth and add a small amount of polish to it
-Rub in a circle motion, then wipe dry
-Put it in Xbox Peanut butter
-Put a dab of peanut butter on a lint-free cloth
-Don't rub it in a circle motion
-Put it in Xbox Using rubbing Alcohol
-Pour out a small amount of rubbing alcohol onto a cotton bud
-Rub from centre of disk, moving outward to edge
-Wait for it to dry and try again Wax from candle
-Get some melted wax from a normal candle
-Gently pour wax on scratches-rub in with soft cloth
-Wipe off excess wax with a damp cloth
-Let disk dry for 5-10 mins and try again Vanish Oxipowder
-Cover entire shiny side of disk with powder
-Wait 5-10 mins
-Clean powder off completely with soft damp cloth
-Place disk in Xbox Other possible fixes
-Take disk to game/computer shop
-If any of your friends has game, borrow disk from them, install it to hard drive, and hope Xbox recognises it
As someone who has had a deep well drilled and found water, but water contaminated with iron and sulfur, I can tell you first hand about the rotten egg smell. The water softener will remove the iron that can turn clothes orange, but doesn't do anything to remove the rotten egg odor. You will need a charcoal (carbon) water filter to eliminate the sulfur smell.
Is the machine operating properly, or are your clothes getting a musty smell?
The musty smell has a few solutions, One may work but probably a combination of all will work best.
Immediately move wet clothes to the dryer, do not let them sit in the washer for a long time. If your clothes smell, put mouthwash with your clothes directly in the tub during the wash cycle (this will not stain your clothes) leave the door open when not in use (lets it dry out) If the washer smells, use bleach and hot water in an empty cycle once in a while (kills just about every kind of bacteria or mold which may be causing the smell) Use washing machine cleaner once in a while(can be found at your local grocery store isle next to detergent) Dry your clothes completely, damp clothes can start to smell again.
If you are looking for a new washer, try to find a newer model that features a stainless steel tub with silver impregnation. The silver is a natural disinfectant.
Hi just read your posting.Now could you please confirm your model number for me.Also from the information in your posting when the clothes are wet they have a smell on them.Is this after the clothes have spun dry or when they are washing?Please reply on the model number and the cycle you are using with any of the options you might have chosen.Looking forward to your reply.
The big door seal is probably the problem. Put on gloves and using a solution of Laundry detregent and hot water and rags, carefully wipe clean all the folds of the seal. It will be icky. Next run a cycle with some detergent and oxyclean or bleach if you have it.
Especially during warm weather, damp clothing left in a front loader mildew slightly very quickly- you can't really see much but you can smell it! So get the clothes in to the dryer immediately. You'll want to relaunder the smelly clothing after you have cleaned the washer.
Wet clothes should not be left in the washer over night as mold will develop and cause a moldy odor. You could run the load through a rinse cycle with fabric softener or baking soda to get rid of the odors.
washers and dryers dont make smells themselves its a problem with something u might be putting in it. if u tend to add alot more detergent then usual to your towels then they never completely rinse the water out and will have a mildew smell