I do not have a front loader washer but she did post a how to on them also here is the link http://www.onegoodthingbyjillee.com/2012/02/how-to-fix-smelly-washing-machine.html
What you need in picture above.
This is what I did: Take and put 1 Quart of bleach in your washer and fill with hot water. Let wash about a min, then turn off and let set for an hour. I went ahead and pulled my fabric softener tube out(I had no idea they came off!! NOTE THAT NOT ALL OF THEM DO, BUT MINE DID) I took it to my sink and filled it with hot water and washed a little with a rag. Then filled with hot water and left sitting in the sink. I came back about 15-20 min later and continued to wash it out with vinegar and hot water until it was as clean as I could get it. When the hour was up on the washer I went and turned it on a normal cycle. When it was done I added one quart of distilled white vinegar to the washer repeated the same steps as with the bleach. While the timer was on this time I got a scrubber, rag, and toothbrush and started cleaning the inside of the washer, the lid, the bleach cup, and the inside of the fabric softener cup that the tube I pulled out went down in. I just used the vinegar water that was in the washer. When I was done I turned the washer back on. When the washing cycle was over, I now had a clean washing machine!!!
Hope this will help you out if you need to wash your washer!
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