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My maytag washing machine bravos xl smells after a few

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My maytag washing machine bravos xl smells after a few washes after i have cleaned it with affresh can you advisewhat i can do

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

5 to 6 years

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Not if i can help it

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Tyler Z., Appliance Doc replied 10 months ago
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Appliance Technician: Tyler Z., Appliance Doc replied 10 months ago

So unfortunately these Bravos washers hold water in the base below the basket. Affresh works ok, but to completely clean out the washer get a product called Washer Magic which you can pick up at Lowes or order online. Now the issue is that the odor will come back without a doubt. The only way to really stop the odor is leave the lid open when the washer isn't in use. The prevents a humid environment from forming causing the odor to build and get worse.

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Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?

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