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Inside of washer smells bad!!

The inside drum of my washer smells musky... tried pouring straight bleach into the washer with no water let set half hour then spun that out and rinse cycled it still there... also tried straight hot water with half box of baking soda, neither worked! the clothes dont smell coming out but the washer is grosse! plz help

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  • v_nger Apr 29, 2010

    under the entire washer?? this washer has no bottom to it and there is no sign of leakage or smell under washer itself.

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Your smell is inside the washer under the cabinet. You must take the cabinet apart and thoroughly clean it. You must have a small leak that has been going on for sometime now for the moister has mildewed. Lysol will kill the smell on this although it must be cleaned first of all

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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    frank thomas wilson Apr 29, 2010

    The smell is inside the washer were the motor and transmission is located. The hoses have clamps which tend to put pressure on the very thin hoses causing them to leak very small amounts of water. In time the water will hold mildew and start to smell. The washer does have a bottom to it and will hold any moister and the foul order as well

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