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The inside of my washing machine smells!!

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dizzydo Sun 21-May-06 10:56:47

I remember reading a thread about this a while ago and there were a number of suggestions on how to cure this particular problem. I remember thinking at the time how odd, a smelly washing machine and now guess what!! . The inside of the machine smells like washing that has been left in soak too long.

Any ideas on a cure please?

AllieBongo Sun 21-May-06 10:57:27

mine too...

Carmenere Sun 21-May-06 10:58:29

Lemon Juice - lots of it according to my last washing machine engineer. hth

biglips Sun 21-May-06 11:00:09

you can buy a washing machine liquid for get rid of the smell - dont know where you can buy as my SIL bought it for me

azroc Sun 21-May-06 11:20:40

Soda crystals. Good old traditional methods...

leggymamba Sun 21-May-06 11:28:50

what do you do with them?

Rinse cycle?

Mine smells too - thought it was just my scummy family

alexsmum Sun 21-May-06 11:30:57

put a boil wash on with the machine empy

alexsmum Sun 21-May-06 11:31:09

empty even

JanH Sun 21-May-06 11:44:41

Smelly washing machines!

My old one smelled when I used liquid detergent too. I use tablets now and so far so good.

GeorginaA Sun 21-May-06 11:56:08

Once a month I stick the washing machine on a 90 degree wash completely empty - seems to keep the smells at bay.

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