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Mildew smell in washer

I wash almost every day and am experiencing mildew smell. What is the answer. I have read of this problem before.

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  • hculp48 Apr 01, 2008

    I'm having the same problem. It is especially noticeable when washing towels. I regularly clean the rubber ring around the inside of the door and leave the door open when the machine is not in use. I have read on another website that some brands of front loading machines have a filter that needs to be cleaned. I would appreciate any adivice.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2008

    The washer has had a mildew smell from day 1. We clean the rubber and leave the door open to no avail.

    The spin cycle only worked about 50% of the time.



    we have gone back to using the old top loading washer.

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Thers a product o the market now www.affresh.com helps too alleviate your smell issues.. you NEED to be using an HE detergent designed specifically for front loading machines, regular detergent has to much suds amd will not break down completly leavig behind a moldy/mildewy smell, its the dtergent not hte machine..2-3 tablespoons of HE detegent is all that is needed

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