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My washing machine smells inside the drum. It makes the clothes smell and even though it has been on a self clean cycle the smell is still there. Please help.

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Clean your machine by using a cotton wash at 85'C without anything in it, and with no detergent.
Also, empty the coin-trap at the bottom left (front of the machine).
Also, remove the detergent drawer, clean by hand. While the drawer is out clean the dispenser area with mildew cleaner.
You can also try using Sodium Metabisulphite (see a homebrew shop). Avoid using bleach as it damages the stainless steel.
In between washes you can leave the inner door slightly ajar to allow it to dry out between washes.

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