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Horrid smell in clothes - LG tromm front loader

I just stumbled onto this thread - my problem is the same as others. Just got off the phone with LG - told to do all the things I've already done - it's "my" problem, I must be doing something wrong. I've even tried the "Smelly Washer" product - no luck. The applicance man at Sears yesterday saw me looking at washing machines and TOLD me not to even look at the front loaders - they all had the same problem. Meanwhile, I'm stuck with a thousand dollar machine that has ruined all my clothes. I keep a new set of towels just for company. Once you get that smell in your nose, you just can't get rid of it. Has anyone come up with anything different to try> I'm heartsick and can't afford to buy a new machine. Mine is only 2 years old.

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Odors are caused by a variety of particulates, and each is neutralized by a specific formula.

I don't know what type of odor you are dealing with, so we'll start with first attacking any soap residues. Buy a gallon of white vinegar, and run a small laod wash cycle using hot water and add 1 quart of vinegar and 1 cup of baking soda, repeat a second time.

After the vinegar treatment, run another small load wash with hot water and 2 cups of bleach, and one cup of baking

Finally, dampen a rag with vanilla extract, and wipe down the the inside of the tub and door.

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