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Stinky Clothes So has anyone ever gotten this settled? I have fought and argued about this washing machine and my husband thinks I am doing something wrong to make this happen! I cannot stand at the door and open it the minute it stops HOWEVER I have done so and it doesnt do any good anyways! Why are we as consumers accepting this? Who has this kind of money to "blow"? Obviously if we are buying these, we are doing it because we need them, not because we need extra work to do! Its crazy! Audrey

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  • Anonymous Aug 10, 2008

    Clothes smell like sour milk after wash. Not enough water in machine????

  • ajrcall Aug 10, 2008

    My clothes also smell after washing. Has anyone tried to run bleach through the fabric softener, liquid bleach, and detergent compartments with some old towels? Just wondering if this would kill all the mold that is growing behind the compartments and througout the machine?

  • Anonymous Sep 13, 2008

    I have the same problem and it's seems to be getting worse. My friend also has the same washer and dryer with the same problem. I have tried the bleach, I do the rinse and spin cycle before I do the complete wash(that's not a real time/energy saver) using the extra rinse. Guess what.....I saw a lot of soap suds in that rinse water from the previous wash and these clothes were suppose to have gone through the complete normal wash cycle. With the price we paid for this set up it does not live up to it's name. It's still stinks. Don't even try the 10 pair or whatever jeans in one load, my friend tried it and it doesn't work. It seems like there is not enough water. I did a coverlet bed spread and I don't think it even got wet in the middle of it. What gives. I am really sorry I talked my husband into getting this. I should have listen to him and got a top loader.

  • gawalker Sep 24, 2008

    I bought my washer 3 months ago and my clothes smell awful. I clean my washer every so many loads with bleach and they still stink. I don't know what to do and i am very disgusted



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Common problem with every front loader on market.there is no one time cure for this,only maintatinance.if you are not using h/e detergent,start using it.the extra sudsing agent in non-h/e detergent is building up in the tub.because this will always keep the inner tub moist,mold and mildew will grow on the inside of your tub and give you that septic smell.(1)take 2 full cups of bleach and put directly in mach(2)turn mach on and set to lonest cycle,sanitary or whitest whites.(3)let mach complete entire cycle and make your 1st load after a white load(this will ensure if there is any left over bleach it will not affect your laundry)you will then have to determine how long it takes for smell to start comming back and when it does,repeat process.on my mach it is.good luck every 4 to 6 months.if u continue to use non h/e detergent,it will be sooner

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