Whirlpool washing machine has bad smell when operating


Old 03-25-08, 07:59 AM
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Whirlpool washing machine has bad smell when operating

We have a whirlpool washing model GHWV9100LW1 Duet, whenever in operation we get a bad sewer smell, I have snaked the drain and nothing seems to help anyone have any ideas
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Old 03-26-08, 09:07 PM
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Common problem with front loaders, try putting a cup of bleach directly in basket and and run empty on a quick cycle, may have to replace the front boot it it has turned black, ckeck inside thr boot between the tub and door for any socks stuck there and for mold in there
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I have had the same experience with our Duet. My wife leaves the door closed a lot and the moisture seems to cause a funk smell to take over the washer. Like was posted earlier. We put quite a bit of bleach in it and put it through a wash. All the funk was gone afterwards! Don't forget to clean around the door seal as well.

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