Question about Washing Machines
There is an unpleasant smell from the drawer and drum
After you are finished with the wash, leave the door open. Seriously.. you NEED to leave the door open so it can air out after each wash. Just a crack will do, if you close the door and seal it, bacteria will grow and make a bad smell. Your laundry room will smell bad for awhile at first but it'll clear out after several days. If you can't stand the smell, buy a kit in the soap isle that eliminates washer odor. Remember the kit is a temp solution, leaving the door open after using the washing machine is the real fix.
Posted on Jul 18, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If this is a front loader see that u use only washing powder for FRONT LOADING MACHINES. Also possible your detergent drawer is clogged with old dry detergent. Pull out the drawer and clean with tooth brush. Things shd be fine.
Posted on Oct 08, 2007
We had the same problem, It was a pair of sock stuck behind the seal in the drum blocking the water inlet to the drum. Like others we managed to get our fingers between the metal of the drum and the rubber seal near the detergent dispensor to remove the sock.
Posted on Mar 01, 2008
SOURCE: Detergent drawer
I ended up having to call Samsung support for this same question. Left to right two vertical bars = detergent (liquid or Powder) flower = softner, single vertical bar = bleach.
Posted on Nov 11, 2008
hi! remove your powder draw, it should just pull out with a wiggle,give it a good clean in hot water, before you put it back give the draw hola a god clean with a bottle brush and hot water! good luck
Posted on Dec 20, 2008
bpkaplan - did you find a solutiion? I have the exact same problem with my LG Tromm WM2477HW front load washing machine. It is about 2 1/2 years old.
Posted on Jan 31, 2010
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