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It has a horrible odor. Also the little door on the left bottom front of the machine holds water. How do you keep the water (stinking) from standing in that area?

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Front loaders are known for building up mold and the smell.
It's caused by using liquid detergent which is made from animal fat. Use powder. And use the minimum amount.
It's caused by using fabric softener. Dilute it 50/50 with water.
It's caused by the water remaining in the tub between washes. Leave the door open to allow it to dry. .
Pull the rubber door seal back and clean the mold off .
Affresh is recommended by some manufacturers. You run it through a wash cycle with it.

If the standing water is your fabric softener you'll have to clean it out to unstop it so it will drain.
Here's a DIAGRAM which may help with the cleaning.

Posted on Mar 12, 2011

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    Karl Whisenand Jun 05, 2014

    switch to vinegar for fabric softener , run the cycle for the hottest an cleanest you can find . boil some water an toss it in there with some oxiclean or ammonia but not both at same time, watch for fumes .

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