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I have a front loading washer - have had for 8 years or so. Began smelling moldy smell - noted little stuff around the holes in the rubber seal around the door. Then I began to pull it back and found mold all around the hole under the seal. I have done a wash with bleach - which I never use. Didn't help. What to do? Can a repair person take the rubber seal off - looks like it needs a good cleaning? How to prevent in the future?

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You need to wipe down that part of boot seal after every wash,tide has tablets that you stick in the washing machine and run it through and it removes the smell but it will come back if you don't wipe it down.also if you are using to much detergent that will make it stinky and eat the spider gear and if that happens it's new washer time,you hear a loud banging noise when it's in spin.call your local appliance store and ask them for the pack of tablets,it's like washer magic or something like that,good luck.let me know how you make out

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