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My washer a Tromm LG DLE377W leaves a bad smell in clothes after washed the smell is in the washer also smells sour

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Sears has tablets for front load washers that work great. I use one every month and it has helped the stinky washer smell and the bad smell in the clean clothes. It is called Affresh and it works better than any of the cleaners you can buy in the grocery stores.

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