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Smell coming from inside washing machine. Not musty.

There is a very bad smell coming from inside my Kenmore washing machine. It smells like stinky feet. Is there some sort of filter that needs to be emptied? If so, where is this filter?

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This is a fairly common problem that often arises when the majority of washes are done with cold water.

Do what is called a maintenance wash where you set the machine to run with hot water and maximum fill of water. Add one half cup of baking soda and let it run through it's entire cycle with absolutely no clothes in it.

After it completes its full cycle check for that bad odor. If it is fully gone wonderful. If it is half as bad do a second maintenance wash.

If the maintenance wash doesnt seem to help at alll get back to me and I will make another recommendation.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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