How to remove odor from front loader washing machines

What You Need:

  • Hot water (1/2 cup)
  • White vinegar (1/2 cup)
  • Spray bottle
  • Old washcloth or paper towels

How to:

  1. Combine hot water and vinegar in spray bottle
  2. Pull the gasket to open it. This will be where the mold and debris is that causes odor
  3. Spray the entire inside of the gasket with the vinegar/water solution
  4. Let sit 15 minutes or so
  5. Pull open the gasket and rub firmly with the rag or paper towels
  6. Retreat as needed until it is clean


To avoid the odor clean the gasket monthly. If it is an ongoing problem, leave the washer door open slightly.
Cleaning Tip Title: Smelly Washer
New Content: YES
WP Forms Entry ID: 3886


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