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My washing machine smells horrid ...

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iisme Fri 14-Nov-14 07:47:16

... all musty and gross. I do (fairly) regular service washes and have just done two in a row to see if it will help. And the soap tray is relatively clean. But it still smells musty and so do the clothes that come out of it. Any ideas?

EarSlaps Fri 14-Nov-14 08:14:01

Clean the pipe it drains into too. I gave ours a good go with soda crystals and boiling water and it helped a lot. Think we need our drain cleaned too as we have stinky drains despite regular cleaning.

gamerchick Fri 14-Nov-14 08:16:40

A cup full of Epsom salts in with your washing helps as well.

iisme Fri 14-Nov-14 08:58:42

Thanks, I'll give those a try.

nbee84 Fri 14-Nov-14 09:02:36

Has the rubber seal gone black/got black spots. IME if this is the case then nothing will get rid of the smell. If it's not gone black make sure you give the seal a good clean - pull it back and get right underneath and behind it.

Chaseface Fri 14-Nov-14 09:30:52

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