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Mold inside the rubber seal as well as inside the glass in the door. Clothes are not fresh. I have to keep the door open due to the smell.

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Bosch Nexxt Premium WFMC6400UC Front Load Washer mould on rubber seal.
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Hi.
This a common problem with some detergents attacking the rubber causing mold to develop -- which will eventually cause it to appear on clothing.
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It has a musty smell


Step one: Identify the source. Try switching to a high efficiency powder detergent instead of liquid. (Suds collect in nooks and crannies.)
Step two: Clean. First wipe the inside of the washer, especially the area where the door seals to the inside. Mold can collect around the insides and folds of the rubber seals. Get in there and make sure you cleaned it all. You could use bleach or Pinesol.
Step three: Use a quarter cup of dish washing detergent (powder is best, liquid if you must), along with a towel. Put the machine on the "sanitary" (hottest water) setting. Let it finish its cycle. This should get rid of the mold completely.
Step four: Leave the door open between wash loads. This will decrease the mold build-up as it allows the tub to dry completely
NOTE: IT WILL TAKE 2-3 WASHINGS TO TOTALLY RID THE CLOTHES OF THE MUSTY SMELL.
Hope it helps!

Aug 22, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Mold on rubber gasket


The door seal need to be pulled almost inside out to be a able to thoroughly clean it. I usually use a 50-50 mix of bleach water but other cleaning products like oxyclean may work better. After cleaning run a load with no clothes in it to remove any residue. Now if the mold has gotten deep into the rubber and still looks blackish after cleaning it will get moldy real soon and replacement will be the only solution. The key is from day one to leave the door open as you do and also wipe the door seal with a towel after each use. Not to defend frigidaire but most of the other brands have the same issues, some worse. If you need to replace the door seal or if the wire ring pops off when cleaning here is a link that should help http://appliancehelponline.com/washerdoorseal.html

Jul 13, 2010 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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Whole in seal and a smell


Is the hole, or a tear? If its a hole, that's the normal hole to get the excess water out of the door gasket. If there is a tear, you'll need to replace the door gasket. The smell you get, is due to not leaving the door open, you'll need to leave this, and the dispencer open all the time, when your not washing. The unit needs to vent, in order not to have build-up of mildew/mold.

Mar 28, 2010 | Hotpoint Washing Machines

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Washed clothes still smell dirty


If you don't leave the door open after each use you will get a musty smell and mold will build up in the bellows. also you need to wipe the bellows dry and the door glass dry as to not get a build up of soap residue on it which will eventually make the door leak. Also, only use one or two tablespoons of soap, not what the soap manufacturer says on the package.

Mar 20, 2010 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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My washer smells. After washing clothes the clothes smell and i always leave dorr open between washes


Front loaders are known for building up mold and the smell.
It’s caused by using liquid detergent which is made from animal fat. Use powder. And use the minimum amount.
It’s caused by using fabric softener. Dilute it 50/50 with water.
It’s caused by the water remaining in the tub between washes. Leave the door open to allow it to dry. .
Pull the rubber door seal back and clean the mold off .

Oct 11, 2009 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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Slimy mold in rubber seal


Hi, Just dry the seal after a wash and leave the door open just a little. Leaving the door cracked will also help with the smell allowing air to circulate through the machine. ALL front loads have this problem with mold and that strange smell.

Sep 05, 2009 | Washing Machines

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I have mold on the rubber door seal


This is a comon problem In areas where miosture is high and the tempiture is warm. Try using bleach to clen it off with or you can use super clean to remove it from the rubber. Not touchingthe seal with your hands and clothes will help some to.

Aug 31, 2009 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

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Rubber Seal Holds Mold!


This is a problem that seems to show up on almost every front-loading washer due to the design of the rubber boot that attaches to the front of the machine. It is extremely important to wipe down the rubber after usage but even this doesn't always help. There are a couple of products out there that claim to get rid of the mold and smell, something called Purewasher that you could look up on www.smellywasher.com and also something that whirlpool sells for this purpose.

Mar 06, 2008 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

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The bin stinks like mold


Have had machine for 6 years.  Mold is an issue.  Occatioinally I clean out the drawer and behind the grey rubber seal with vinegar.  After a load is washed, I dry off seal and leave door slightly open.  Occationally I also wash a load of nothing but bleach.   Hope this helps.  

Dec 30, 2007 | Kenmore Elite 45986 Front Load Washer

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