How to Fix the Musty Smell in a Front Load Washer?

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A musty smell in the washers is a stale or mouldy odour coming from the washer. This is caused by water not being drained properly. You can get rid of it by cleaning your washer using HE powdered detergents. You should also remove the filter and clean it then clean the rubber around the door.
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1. Use HE (high-efficiency) detergent when washing a load. Most front load washer manufacturers recommend that you use this kind of detergent because it doesn't leave as much residue
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the following discussion is useful for answering this question: http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/laundry/msg0700323110578.html. You can easily and cheaply get rid of the smell
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the white vinegar is a good idea but also leave the lid or door of your washer open when not in use. for some reason if you leave the lid or door closed all the time you get this
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It is most likely from mold in and/or under your upholstery.
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