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It was new 4 yrs ago. I use it every day. It had

It was new 4 yrs ago. I use it every day. It has smelled moldy for two yrs. I've tried all the products. Nothing works. someone mentioned an inner filter?

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Try a big load of whites, lots of bleach and soap, use the long heavy clean , hot wash and hot rinse, this may clean it out. do this once in a while.doing small loads all the time can cause this.

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