If you notice a burning smell in your washing machine, the cause could be any number of things. Regardless, this is one smell you shouldn’t ignore. It’s important to quickly diagnose the problem and find the solution.
The “Burning Belt” Smell
Many top loaders are “direct drive.” This means they do not use a belt. The motor is directly connected to the transmission.
In Whirlpool and Kenmore models there is a rubber coupler between the motor and transmission that takes much a..
So you just bought a brand new washing machine and it stinks! That stinks! But don’t despair. Once you figure out the cause of odor your new stinky washing machine, you can take steps to eliminate and prevent it.
Front Load Washing Machines
Unfortunately, front loaders have gotten a bad rap over recent years. While front load washing machines receive praise for their high efficiency by using less water and energy they are notorious for causing odor.
Microwave oven repair and maintenance tips
The time and labor savings microwave ovens give make them one of our most used appliances. Choices we make when buying a unit and procedures we follow during installation, operation and cleaning can make a difference in their longevity and use.
It's important for safety reasons and to follow many city codes to have a dedicated power supply to the microwave. Whether mounted over the ra..
Everyone knows lint collects in a clothes dryer, but few realize that it also collects in washing machines. Dirt and moisture accumulate along with lint, causing washing machine mold and mildew that results in a stinky washer. You can avoid this problem by cleaning the lint traps of your washing machine regularly, which will keep mold and mildew from forming and then spreading throughout your home. This post looks at cleaning these lint traps to remedy or prevent a stinky was..
A stinky washing machine is no laughing matter. Not only can it cause your laundry room and surrounding area to reek, it can also be the source of stinky, mildewed towels and clothing. All of which can be embarrassing and downright miserable to live with. If you’ve tried the traditional methods of cleaning your washing machine without success, the source of the stink may be hidden.
A Hidden Cause To Your Stinky Washing Machine
A washing machine’s job is to clean clothes, and that’s exactly..
In order for the refrigeration process to work efficiently (and at all )the condenser must be able to dissipate heat. If it can't, the heat travels back to the compressor and will blow an overload and a start relay (a $150 to $250 fix). The condenser fan pulls hot air from the condenser and compressor area to cool them and blows it across the evaporator tray to evaporate the water in the defrost tray.
THE FAN ALSO PULLS IN DIRT, DUST AND ESPECIALLY PET HAIR THAT COVE..
Many customers email to ask if Smelly Washer can be used to clean a dish washer. You'd be amazed at how well it works! If your dishwasher smells, there's no better way to remove bacteria and mold odor from your dishwasher.
Mold and bacteria can collect deep inside your dishwasher. Leftover food deposits feed germs that can cause odor and affect the dishwasher cleaning ability.
The best way to clean either a plastic or stainless steel tub dishwasher is to split just a tablesp..
To get rid of bad odor from a garbage disposal grind 1-2 gallons of ice while running hot water. If odor persists, add 1 level cap or 1 envelope of Smelly Dishwasher & Disposal Cleaner to a pail of hot water and pour the mixture down the drain before retiring for the night. In the morning grind another gallon of ice while running hot water.
Another cause of odor can be an improperly installed P or S trap under the sink