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Ac odor Hi - my Comfort Aire model # RADS 81 is stinky. Might be mold/mildew odor. How can I get rid of this smell?

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Clean the coils the front and the back with coil cleaner and leave it in the sun until it dry. Do not turn it on whe is weat.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

And leave it in the sun until it dry. do not turn it on weat.

Posted on Aug 05, 2008

Clean the ac with coil cleaner make sure to wash it off with water very good .

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Clothes smell after washing cycle


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I have the secret to all your cleaning problems and smells including mold and mildew. It is so awesome I just have to share it with you. I am a mechanic so I get extremely dirty and greasy every day. I dont like to spend money buying new clothes unless they are worn out from wear, not stains. I came up with a recipe that gets my greasy laundry CLEAN. If you add a cup of vinegar and a handfull of rock salt to your laundry, especially whites, you will be amazed. for mold and mildew odor, put 1/4 cup of vinegar, 1 tblspn rock salt, and 2 tblspns of bleach in a standard size spray bottle and fill it up with water. spray directly on the area lightly and let dry. if you have colorfast areas, omit the bleach and double the vinegar. don't worry, the vinegar smell will dissapate soon. Vinegar gets rid of cat urine and all animall odors too.

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Kia sephia ac odor


It is mold and mildew, you must have an AC repair shop of the dealer do a special service with very toxic chemicals to kill the car infections,.

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When my ac comes on on a hot day the air smells like mildew?? Does the cabin filter fix that?


Hi and welcome to FixYa, I am Kelly. Actually if there is mildew in the system it takes a serious cleaning of the evaporator coil and near by plastic housing / ducting to get rid of the smell. Mildew usually starts forming on the evaporator coil and compartment when the compartment drain gets to be really slow from debris or a dust clog. You can try filters and air fresheners but all they will do is mask the mildew odor. Once the mildew routine starts the only real fix is a serious cleaning of the evaporator coil, compartment and nearby air ducting. Often it takes a good mild and mildew remover to get rid of the problem completely. The evaporator compartment will for sure have to be opened up. If a service shop is going to do the cleaning job correctly they will most likely pump out the freon in the AC system and remove the evaporator coil for proper cleaning. It is not a cheap fix as it is labor intensive and requires the AC system to be drained and re-serviced. Demand that they clean the compartment drain during the cleaning process. My comments are what it really takes to purge the mildew from the AC system correctly. Your call as to fix it or live with it.
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What can ido to get rid of musty smell


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Remote control for Comfort Aire AC Model # RAD-81C


If you need a remote for your ac unit go to ebay. You can get a universal remote for your unit. Russ

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Odor in front loading duet washing machine


The following link explains how to minimize wash tub odor, and what generally can cause it:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r513372-front_loader_mildew_odor

I personally own one of these washers and have followed this same regiment since I purchased it new 9 years ago. I have never had a mildew or odor problem. Consumers that are not in the habit of using hot water very often will also run into odor and mildew problems, because detergent alone does not always kill bacteria. It is recommended that you run a "Clean Cycle" from time to time, to sanitize. Some newer models have a clean cycle added on the control panel.

NOTE: It is normal to have residual water in the drain lines and in the drain pump. If you need to clean, or check the drain pump, please follow the advice in this next link:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385845-checking_drain_pump_in_whirlpool_duet

Debris caught in the drain pump reservoir can often cause some unwanted odors.

If the rubber door bellow develops mildew and mold, use a non abrasive pad (the little green pads are considered non-abrasive) and scrub the rubber with bleach diluted with water (50/50 mix). This will often kill and remove unwanted mold and mildew. If the door bellow becomes embedded with mold or mildew, it may have to be replaced in order to get rid of it.

If you establish and maintain a diligent routine, these washers will not mold or smell. Often what seems to be a dream appliance that is supposed to make your life easier, may actually require more attention in order to maintain it properly.

If you have questions or comments, please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Maytag HE 4t/ Kenmore Elite Smartwash Serial# CST0411376 MODEL# 11045088403 TYPE 199 712 CN/AP MY WASHER HAS A AWFUL ODOR INSIDE THE TUB. I HAVE CLEANED IT OUT WITH ALL KINDS OF CLEANERS TO TRY...


The following link provides guidance on how to maintain a front loader to keep the mold, mildew and odor away:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r513372-front_loader_mildew_odor

These are recommendations provided by the manufacturer. Most important of all, keep the rubber bellow clean and clear of debris and make sure you leave the door slightly open when not in use. This will minimize the build up of any mold or mildew and allow the tub to air out. The odor typically comes from the the residual water that stays in the wash tub under the basket and small articles of clothing getting stuck in the rubber folds of the door bellow. (I once found 17 socks stuck in a customer's washer and they wondered why it smelled so bad). NOTE: It is NORMAL to have residual water in the wash tub. If you do not routinely use a hot water setting, run the washer on a sanitary cycle about once a week, or so, with a small amount of bleach to get rid of any bacteria. Since some users conserve and only wash in cold water, they do not bacteria get rid of any bacteria inside the wash tub. I personally own one of these washers and have never had any odor or mildew problems in 8 years by following this simple advice. If you have any further questions/concerns please let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Kenmore Washer Odor


Meoser,
I've been selling the only available all natural washing machine and towel mold and mildew remover online at smellywasher.com since 2006.
It's now also available at Ace, Tru Value, Hardware Hank and Do It Best hardware stores. One bottle provides 24 treatments and guarantees to remove mold, mildew, or any odor from your washer. After the washer is cleaned it also safely and easily gets rid of the mildew smell from any towel or clothing that the odor has transferred to.
The dark, moist environment of your clothes washer is the perfect place for mold and bacteria to grow. See: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=5408971n
We can't change that environment but we can stop the food source for them to grow buy reducing the amount of detergent used and stopping fabric softener use. Go to the blog page at smellywasher.com to read advice on the cause of and cure for washing machine and towel odor.

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Comfort aire A/C Rads 101-A EE light


Possible faulty control electronics. Call a repairman.

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