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We have a whirlpool FRONT Loader washing machine and there

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We have a whirlpool FRONT Loader washing machine and there is a continuous foul smell in the laundry- Looking on the internet this is referred to as being a common problem- I have
cleaned the filter out but this has not helped.
Are you aware of this and,if so, what should we do
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Whitegoods
Expert:  Kelly replied 1 year ago.
Hi, welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! The most common cause of odor is a build up of mildew on the inside of the outer plastic tub. The water level never gets up to the top portion, so that is a great place for mold and mildew to grow. You can try a commercial washing machine cleaner, like Affresh, available below. If the odor does not go away, it may need to be totally disassembled and cleaned inside.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Affresh-HE-Washer-cleaner-/330655345508