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Stinky washer

Posted by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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We have a front loading washer, whenever I open it the thing smells like mold! I've bleached the rubber and tried to clean it, it doesn't make our clothes smell but I hate it. Anyone have any advice to get rid of the smell?
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by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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sstripedmonkey
by Bronze Member on Oct. 9, 2012 at 10:48 AM
Bump!
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sstripedmonkey
by Bronze Member on Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:18 AM
Bump! Anyone?
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Apollos82
by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:20 AM
1) always, alway leave it open when not in use.

2) try running it through empty, but pour in a ton of white vinegar.
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momofnate0707
by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:22 AM

Have you used the tablets to wash your washer?
There is a brand called Afresh that I use. It works great. We do it monthly along with wiping the rubber.
I wash diapers and clothes in ours and don't have a stink problem. 

Buggy979
by Danette on Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:22 AM
#1 always leave it open when you are finished doing laundry.
#2. Take a wash cloth and bleach and wipe out the inside of the rubber...
#3 never shut the door when finished with laundry...
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hypnautica
by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 11:24 AM
Yeah you always leave the open. My mom made the mistake and shut hers for a few days and she said it smelled
like something died in it. She had to run the sanitize cycle a few times.
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