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  • Odor / Buildup
  • Odor / Buildup
  • Troubleshooting
  • Washing Machines
  • Last Updated 05/30/2014

Odor / Smell coming from the Unit



1.    Odor / Smell coming from the unit ?

  • The Washing Machine does not have any inherent odor/smell of it own and any

            odor / smell emanate form any additive used in the unit. It is always advisable to

            keep the door of the unit open for sometime after usage to all the internals (drum, tub etc)

            to dry.




2.    Is their  Detergent or Fabric residue left in the Dispenser ?

  • Detergent or Fabric Softener residue can cause distinct odor in the unit after usage.

             Regularly clean the Detergent & Softener Dispenser  for best results.



3.    Are there any residue / stains observed on the Door Gasket ?

  • It is advised to clean the Door Gasket after every usage cycle. Wipe off any residue

             or moisture with a soft cloth. This would totally reduce any possibility of odor / smell.





4.    Is the odor / smell emanating from the bottom of the unit ?

  • Check if the Drain Pump Filter is clean. Clean any residue / dust collected and

              refit the same. 




If the problem is not resolved, please call  LG Support representative on 1800-180 -9999 (Toll Free)



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