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Jul 2, 2018

Laundry doesn’t smell fresh

Hi guys! I was wondering about my laundry. We moved and got a new washing machine and I don’t smell the scent of the fabric softener. Is something wrong with the washing machine? I used this softener before in my parents washing machine and it works fine.

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  • genkidesu

    on Jul 3

    Often at this time of year I find myself having to clean my washing machine out so that it doesn't smell "funky"....are your clothes just smelling neutral when you wash and dry them, or do they have a weird smell? Usually I run a cycle on our washer at the highest water level, and add in some white vinegar and baking soda...let that do its thing...and it tends to smell fresh after that. The only other thing I was thinking of is if the water level is higher than what you were previously used to and it's diluting your detergent more so that the fresh laundry detergent smell isn't so pronounced.

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  • thepangans

    on Jul 3

    The clothes just smell neutral, but some has a faint scent of the detergent but not the softener. Does the minutes of 脱水 affects the scent of the detergent/softener?

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  • genkidesu

    on Jul 3

    @thepangans I don't think the time cycle would affect it, more just the liters of water. I find that when I do a small load and keep the water level low, my clothes smell more of detergent than when I am washing a full load and have the machine basically at capacity.

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  • thepangans

    on Jul 3

    @genkidesu Thank you for the reply. I'll try that next time.

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  • ReishiiTravels

    on Jul 3

    You can get a washing machine cleaner from the store. You pour it in and run the washer without clothes, and cleans it out and helps the smell!!

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  • thepangans

    on Jul 4

    @reishiitravels do i need to clean it even if it’s brand new? The machine is just a month old.

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  • Jackson

    on Aug 22

    You shouldn't need to clean it when it is still so new. Is there like a special slot on the side to put your softener into that will let it drip in slowly?

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