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We bought the latest washer and dryer with steam cycle a week ago only .( Prod. No.MFL51768152 . ) BUT unfortunately the smell of the laundry as the smell of plastic.I don't know why ? We called LG maintainance ,they came and they didn't do anything.We are surprised ,the technitian insists that there is no smell .when you smell the tub itself ,the smell is the same ????????? our previous washer and dryer was also LG but it was amazing the smell was as the sofener and detergent smell but now the smell is awful .

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SOURCE: LG washing machine has AWFUL mildew smell

What is a P trap & why then didn't my old top-loader make my clothes smell? I think we've all been had.

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

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sounds like you have calcium build up, this happens alot with LG's. need to take out the dispenser and clean the calcium with industrial lime away, that only works good for me, but others will do, also use a sharp object, like a ice pick or finishing nail, to scrape off any left over hard residue.
the calcium will clog all the holes in the dispenser.

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Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: LG washing machine has AWFUL mildew smell

I have an LG washer that had the same problem. Go to the site www.nufreshnow.com and read all about why this is happening, how to fix it and how to keep it from comming back. A few different ways of cleaning the machine are explained.

The site sells a product that you may or may not need but the explanations are really good.

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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Had the same problem here today, the softener dispenser blue plastic piece was loose jamming the whole dispenser tray, to resolve remove top cover, two screws on top rear, slide the cover towards the back, you will then see the detergent dispenser, press the right clips and pull it off slightly at the back; do not put too much pressure and try to remove the cover completely, just pry the plastic cover a bit then pull the detergent tray it should come right out.

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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SOURCE: LG washing machine has AWFUL mildew smell

If you're not used to seeing water come down the front of the inner glass portion, then your return tube, and/or gasket drainage is most likely clogged. I have the LG WM2277HW front loader and this is what worked for me:

1. Locate water recirculating outlet at the top inside of the gray rubber door gasket- it will have a white plastic piece that directs the water flow inward.

2. Check for blockage at that outlet. Mine had one about 2 inches long. Pull it out with your fingers or tweezers.

3. Check the 3 small rectangular drain holes at the bottom of the gasket; make sure they're not plugged up as well. This is where the smelly water pools from bacterial growth

4. Run through a sanitizing cycle- no detergent, just bleach and watch for more blockage that might come out the tube from the top...it collects on the glass before falling all the way in. Don't wash any clothes before this step, or the gunk will end up in your load.


Hope that helps...pictures posted.

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