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Offline schleven

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washer fan. anyone tried this?
« on: April 04, 2013, 02:54:23 PM »
https://washerfan.com/
Looks like it might help avoid the odors. Not sure it would fix one that already smells
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Re: washer fan. anyone tried this?
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2013, 03:50:23 PM »
Interesting idea, never seen one before.
Hope you find our website helpful.

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Re: washer fan. anyone tried this?
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2013, 07:13:21 PM »
I believe maytag added one to their front loader....

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Re: washer fan. anyone tried this?
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2013, 01:20:38 AM »
<<<Not sure it would fix one that already smells>>>

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It won't.

On an LG washer---if a musty odor is present---using Tide Washing Machine Cleaner is very effective.

Contains:

Disinfectant (kills bacteria that causes odor)

Scum Remover (bacteria grows/colonizes on scum)

Fragrance

In some instances---a customer's washer may be so "contaminated"---that multiple Tub Clean cycles are needed to remove the bacteria/scum.

On older non-Tub Clean models the following helps:

1) Add Tide Washing Machine Cleaner into washer tub (no laundry)

2) Close door.

3) Press & hold the SOIL LEVEL and SPIN SPEED buttons

4) Press the POWER button and release all 3 buttons (wait for door to lock/single click sound)

5) Press the START/PAUSE button 6 times at one second intervals (hot water fill)

6) After the hot water stops filling---place the washer in tumble test mode.
This test mode varies on different models---but is usually the 7th---8th or 9th step in the test mode (pressing START/PAUSE button)

7) Leave washer in *tumble mode* for three hours

8) Turn off washer

9) Turn on washer and select the SPEED WASH cycle and press START (to be used as a rinse cycle)





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Re: washer fan. anyone tried this?
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2013, 02:50:24 PM »
Some Whirlpool and Maytag models already have a fan, W10283362.

 

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