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Smelly clothes I'm not sure if it s it my Duet washer that isthe problem or the dryer?

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  • Charlie2222 Aug 18, 2008

    Yes.

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    Gayle Ashbach May 11, 2010

    Is the washer a front loader?

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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!

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

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