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Clothes stink after being washed

I bought a front loaded washing machine 6 months ago. I love the way it keeps the clothes looking like new. However, I am very disappointed by some of the loads smelling. I do at least 2 loads of laundry per day so I can't see it being stagnant water. I am ready to get rid of them and return to top loaded. Any suggestions? I have used the self clean system but it doesn't get rid of the smell.

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  • teachkar Jul 24, 2008

    I have the same problem with my brand new LG washer. I do wipe the water out of my washer door and leave the door open, but it continues. I have tried the bleach, but it only works for a short time. If we have to run bleach cycles, we are defeating the purpose of saving water with a front loader.

  • kwiatek Apr 07, 2009

    I've got almost the same problem, the difference is that only few garments out of the same wash stink, the rest is fine that's why it is beyond my understanding. Also despite the fact that I'm using the best on the market washing products it doesn't get rid of stains even after few washes. And I'm not talking about difficult stains like fat or blood, I've spilled some washing up liquid on my top and after washing it at least 4 times is still there. Can anybody explain it to me, please!



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Run a empty load of just bleach and keep the door seal wiped down plus when your not using it leave the door open

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I have the same with a front load i bought. all of my clothes stink after i washed them. And this is a brand new washer. Please do you have any suggestion?

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Make sure that the drain holes in the bottom of the unit are free of debris. If you wash that many loads a week then the holes for the drain water may be clogged and causing the tub to drain improperly. Many people find these holes partially clogged with dog hair, lint, etc...

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