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When I run the washer, there is a foul smell. The clothes don't have it, but it fills the room - how do I get rid of it. I've read the top loading machine directions, but don't think I can use them with the Calypso. Please help.

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    Thanks, I'll give it a whirl

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Hi,
Most likely this smell is coming from under the wash plate/agitator. Pop off the center agitator thing(item #1 on parts diagram) use flat screwdriver) then remove the screws to pull out entire wash plate. Observe underneath for debris/cloths. Whirlpool states that all small items be washed in a lingerie bag to prevent this on this washer model. Also us a good washer cleaner and run a hot cleaning cycle to clean the inside of washer.
See parts diagram
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