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How can I increase the water level on my washer. I was also amazed to find that the smell I havein my laundry room is coming from the washer!! Please advise - on increasing the water level.

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  • cowgirl1124 Jul 21, 2008

    I am using the right amount of detergent and kind. My clothes are not as clean as my top load whirlpool.

  • cowgirl1124 Jul 23, 2008

    I have done all the above-with no results. Even my cleaning the machine, within 3 days it starts to stink again. So I guess I should routinely during the week clean the washer?? although I'm not washing any clothes?? this is the first time I have to routinely maintain a washer. The water level is to low. I use the correct detergent as well. the clothes do not come clean. I guess I can be proud of my machine & head to the laundry mat!

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Increasing the water is not possible and would not help anyway. The odor is from bacteria. To kill the bacteria run a load without clothes on the HOT wash setting and add a cup of bleach to the soap dispenser. In the future to prevent it from returning use the hottest water allowed by the clothing care tag and use bleach whenever possible. If you don't like to use bleach or hot water you may need to repeat the cleaning once a month. Also make sure you are using a HE detergent. Non HE detergent can suds up and the suds may not rinse out with the water and can create an odor.

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