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LG Tromm Steam Washer

During the wash cycle, my washing machine smells like rotten eggs. This sulphur smell is very strong while the machine is operating. Once the cycle is complete, the odour is gone.

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  • Anonymous Apr 21, 2009

    Mine does the same thing...the smell is aweful but goes away as soon as the load is done. any suffestions?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Every time I use my washing machine it smells soooo bad, like sewer. I leave the door open in between washes....

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    fishy smell

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How do you have your drain hooked up?
I have seen people stuff the pipe so far into the stand pipe that when it goes into drain it siphons the water back. The water doesn't go all the way into the unit, but enough that the water in the 'P' trap moves, gas can then come up from the sewer. Make sure your drain pipe is hooked up properly. It should also not be a sealed fit either.

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Check the motor maybe yhat is an indication that your motor will be broken

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