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My washing machine smells a bit

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janx Sun 02-Aug-09 21:30:23

Seems to have some water stuck in the rubber inside the door - can't get it out - any advice please

dizzydixies Sun 02-Aug-09 21:32:09

run it through a cycle using bicarb of soda and nothing else in it - might help smile

ILikeToMoveItMoveIt Sun 02-Aug-09 21:34:23

Make it a really hot wash too smile

I think laundry liquids rather than powder can cause a smell too.

stubbyfingers Sun 02-Aug-09 21:39:26

I did this yesterday. After a bit of mooching around online, I found that folk were saying it's possibly mildew inside the machine from using liquid detergent and/or low temp washes.

So, I put a load of bleach in and stuck it on a boil wash cycle. Then a boil wash cycle with nothing just to make sure all the bleach had gone.

And it worked! The stink of rotten veg has gone smile

I need to get out more.

janx Sun 02-Aug-09 21:46:37

I love mumsnet - thank you ladies

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