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Odor in Washer

There seems to be a continuous odor in the washer. I have cleaned out the lint trap several times located in the front of the washer. I have left the door open to vent but the stench is beyond description. It smells like when laundry has been left in the washer overnight and not dried. Fortunately when I wash the clothes don't pick up that smell but the stench afterwards is unreal. Is there anything that I need to do to get rid of the smell. When I drain the water from the lint trap in front there is no lint in the basket part and the amount of water that drains out is probably not more than a cup and a half but it is very murky and almost slimy in looks.

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Re: Odor in Washer

You're probably using too much soap and softner and it's building up inside the tub. Run the hotest wash you have without any clothes in the unit and add a little bleach. If you see bubbles in the water when it's running that's excess soap you're washing out. Do it over and over until the water stays clear and then start using less soap. It only needs about a tablespoon for a full load.

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