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How do I get rid of the musty smell?

We just moved into a house that has a 4 year old front loading Frigidaire washing machine.  It has a very musty/moldy smell.  I tried running it with bleach and hot water, cleaning out the rubber seal, and leaving the door open when not in use.  What else can I do to get rid of the smell?

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If you know someone who owns a bar, ask them for about 1/2 pt of line cleaning fluid. Start your machine on a 60o wash (empty) and as soon as the water starts flowing into the powder drawer, slowly pour the line cleaner into the water flow. Let the machine go through it's normal cycle, then run the same cycle programme as soon as you can (immediatly if possible) using clean water. Following this action, get your finger and rub it along the inside of the drum, if it's squeekly clean it's solved, if it feels slightly slimely, run the water only wash again the completly to remove any further residue of the cleaner. The smell should go. Let me know how you get on, Regards Dave.

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