Question about Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Mildew smell on clothes

I recently purchased a pair of frigidaire front load washer and dryer. I have noticed an awful order in our clother when I remove them from the dryer. It does not matter if I immediately remove them from the washer and dry the load or wait. I use a fragranced wash soap and fabric softner in the wash and a bounce in the dryer. They still smell when I remove them from the dryer when they are dry. I do not notice this smell when I am placing them in the dryer. I truly regret spending the money on these products. Help?????

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 876 Answers

I have the same machines. Try using an old towel and detergent solution( use rubber gloves) and thouroughly clean the door seal. It can be just full of old lint, dirt, etc. in the grooves. Also try some oxyclean in your next load. That will help get rid of the odor also. These washers stay warm quite a long time and clothing will mildew fast in warm weather, but you probably already know that.

Posted on Aug 01, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Awful smell! I drain it every cycle, I use the washer cleaner, everything! I am so sick of my towels smelling awful.


Sounds like the little flexible apron just in front of your washer drum has mildewed. Take a look and see if it is holding water, and look for mold while your'e at it. Use a good bathroom mold and mildew remover to kill the mess and deodorize it.

Mar 24, 2010 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Sud message on whirlpool duet front load washer also after washing clothes i notice a mildew smell on the clothes.


You areusing too much soap. Run a rinse cycle and use less soap next time. As for the mildew leave your door cracked open after you are done using the machine.

Dec 13, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Hi, I have a hoover front loading washing machine and inside the drum seal there was a lot of mildew as I accidentally left some damp tea cloths inside the drum and the machine wasn't used for 2 weeks....


Run your washer with 2 cups of bleach, maximum hot water. After it starts agitating for a minute, stop the washer & let it remain for 2 hours. Then continue the wash.

Apr 11, 2009 | Whirlpool Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer

2 Answers

My washer has a really bad smell like musty if i leave the doors closed or if I leave clothes in for a couple of hours is this a probem with them


hi there,

the musty smell is from the door boot or gasket. deposit from clothes and detergent get trapped in there and have nowhere else to go. i would recommend purchasing Washerfresh tables to get rid of the deposits. they are available all over.

Dec 04, 2008 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Mildew smell coming out of washing & black marks on rubber lining


Hello,Not sure I can solve this but according to repair services ,HC or HE washers especially front loaders need to have the tub cleaned once a month ( at least) with bleach or a product that can be purchased at Lowes or any other appliance store. Your problem according to those I have spoken with is Mold in the system. We have bleached ours and used two of these pellets and still are having a problem. I was told that since it is the first time in a year of having this machine that it will take some more cleanings. Hope this helps. By the way we have a Frigidaire front loader.
Al

Dec 03, 2008 | Frigidaire GLTF2940E Gallery 3.5 Cu. Ft....

2 Answers

Clothes smell like mildew


HI thanks for your question. My solution is 1 cup of vinegar, per wash load. In time, will solve your problem.thanks the appliance doc. please rate my answer. thanks.

Oct 04, 2008 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Clothes smell musty


The big door seal is probably the problem. Put on gloves and using a solution of Laundry detregent and hot water and rags, carefully wipe clean all the folds of the seal. It will be icky. Next run a cycle with some detergent and oxyclean or bleach if you have it.

Especially during warm weather, damp clothing left in a front loader mildew slightly very quickly- you can't really see much but you can smell it! So get the clothes in to the dryer immediately. You'll want to relaunder the smelly clothing after you have cleaned the washer.

Good luck to you and Thank You using FiX YA!

Aug 19, 2008 | Kenmore 43052 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Two problems, mildew smell and loud noise in spin cycle


drum bearing failure due to the water seal in front of the bearings failing the smell is probably the grease mixed with water in the outer tub

Jul 15, 2008 | Frigidaire GLTF1240A Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Smely Clean Clothes


We had a similiar problem. It was mildew in the washer and in the fabrics. We ran two or three empty loads with some bleach added in, and we leave the door open so the drum dries.
The towels and clothes we hung out in bright sunlight. The UV rays kill the mildew.

Dec 19, 2007 | Frigidaire GLTF1670A Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer Logo

180 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Frigidaire Washing Machines Experts

Electrolux
Electrolux

Level 3 Expert

4342 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Are you a Frigidaire Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...