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Wash comes out smelly--what do I do to get rid of bad smell?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: smelly washing machine

Run a wash cycle with only some bleach in it. That works for us everytime ours gets a bit stinky... Good luck!

Posted on May 19, 2008

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SOURCE: Front Loading LG Washing Machine leaves smelly sludge in wash tub

This machine has a tub clean feature that you're supposed to run with bleach. I did this and it helped the smell s bit. Recently we had an error code and the repair man that came to fix it gave me some good tips. His experience has been that the smell is from too much soap causing build up in the seal and along the tub. His suggestion was to cut back on the amount of he detergent (he said a tablespoon is sufficient). His company recommends using a product called Whirlout (you can buy it at Home Depot). It was originally meant to clean scum out of hot tub jets. Apparently if you call LG they will recommend this product, but haven't bothered to suggest it in the owner's manual. I was told to put one to two capfuls directly into the tub (not the detergent bay) and run the tub clean cycle. I used it last night and it worked - no more musty, yucky smell!

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

garing
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SOURCE: There is a very bad smell coming from the washer

when the wash is done make sure there is no water left in the door boot

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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SOURCE: My HE2 front loading washing machine smells

remove the front bottom panel.
there is a trap down there just before the pump. mine was a cylinder with a handle to unscrew the cap/filter.

clean this out every 6 months..

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

milten1
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SOURCE: Smelly clothes after washing

yes musty is actually cooked soap
from the dryer
take a clean just washed towel and put it in the washer alone with no soap
turn on the machine and watch what happens you will see the suds start to form
with this unit, if your using too much soap it will be spun into the cloths and then cooked in the dryer
do one towel load without soap then cut you soap usage way back
anything more than a tablespoon is way to much

remember you bought this unit to save water

1/6 the water 1/6 the soap
and he should be less

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

Testimonial: "That was definitely the problem. About a tablespoon or liquid detergent on warm and the smell is gone. Thanks :)"

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Jan 09, 2016 | Washing Machines

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My dogs bed has become rather smelly, she loves it so I was wondering how you could get rid of the smell?


The best way to get rid of bad odors is to wash or dry clean, however if it is not possible to do either of these you could use distilled vinegar vapor. To do this you need to fill a bathtub with very hot water and add 1 cup of white distilled vinegar, close all windows and doors and hang the dogs bed in there on the shower rack. The steam will rise up and neutralize the bad smells.

May 13, 2012 | Dogs

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Smelly discharge water


smelly front loader???all front loader tend to leave a little water left over in the inner tub after every load,always leave washer door a crack open to reduce smell/mold on seal,to get rid of smell simply run a normal cycle,no clothes,with a dose of bleach or better yet AFFRESH,made by whirlpool,a bleach tablet with fragerance,sanitze and smells good!!answer,,,AFFRESH

Mar 27, 2012 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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The washing smells of dirty water, have tried all sorts, but cannot get rid of the smell.


Several things to try:

Check the empty pump filter, that may be clogged with smelly debris
Ensure that the empty pipe is correctly inserted into the drain pipe and that there is a trap on the drain that stops smells coming back
Finally (This may sound odd) with no clothing in the machine, throw 3 dishwasher tablets in the drum and run it through the hottest cycle the machine can run. Smells can often be bacterial caused by biological washing powder which builds up bugs in the machine. Dishwasher tablets are anti-bacterial and will kill the bugs.

Jun 30, 2011 | Washing Machines

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How do i get rid of the moldy smell?


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May 30, 2010 | LG WM2455 Front Load Washer

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Terrible smell from the washer. This is a new


do not use baking soda this will react with your detergent and leave smelly deposits and reduce the wash performance modern good quality detergents contain everything needed for a good wash result and a sweet smelling machine. try a hot wash with detergent and an empty load to get rid of smell.

Nov 07, 2009 | Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

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Smelly drum


is the water draining ok and is washer spining ok?,if this problem is recent a small kids sock or something could be sitting somewhere beside element or in drain pipework,first you could try a 90degree wash with nothing in drum,this will get rid of any undissolved detergent/powder which can stink sometimes if low temp washes are used alot

May 06, 2009 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

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Smelly Washer


dont't use liquid detergent - this is the cause of the smell. it is a well known problem. use powder in the drawer

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