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Brand new smelly Miele washing machine

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MiniMum97 Wed 27-Apr-16 19:21:35

Been told by Miele this is normal although I have never had this before with a new machine. Don't think it's acceptable that a £1000 washing machine should make my clothes smell of metallic-oil/enginey.
Very disappointed!
Has anyone had this problem? Wondering whether to send it back?

rabbit123 Wed 27-Apr-16 23:21:42

Mine did that. The insides of the Miele are all stainless steel, unlike most others which are plastic and aluminium. It makes them more solid.
Give a boil wash with nothing in it but a small amount of powder, it'll soon sort it out

Missingsleepandthecat Thu 28-Apr-16 22:21:00

Our Miele was like it for a few weeks when it was first installed, so was DM's Miele.
We both boilwash quite a lot (for us its towels and dishcloths and for DM is because shes always used hot washes for her clothes) and it went after about 1-2 weeks at the most.

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