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Throw a dish towel and a cup full of baking soda in to a 'small load'. Run it through the first wash cycle but turn off before it hits 'Spin' or 'Rinse'.
Repeat several times.
This should get rid of most odours. If no joy, repeat the process using bleach or vinegar instead of (NOT combined with) the baking soda.

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