we had aplastic tub washer that liked odors and lint with odors:
if the lint fibers are built up between the inner perforated tub which
holds clothes and the outer water holding tub, you'll want to bleach
them. if you have a plastic instead of stainless tub it may seem to
hold more odors. turn on an exhaust fan and follow washer instructions,
run a full load of water, agitate to mix in the bleach, and let it
A smell can also come from the dryer. Make sure the dryer vents, vent
hood and ducts in the dryer are cleaned out.
Washer smells often come from left over chemicals left in the washer.
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