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Washing machine smells

What should I do when my washing machine smells?

If your washing machine smells, the reason could be frequent washing at low temperatures and using too little detergent. Therefore, wash regularly at 60° C or higher and use the correct amount of detergent, in accordance with the manufacturer and the amount of laundry.

In addition, we recommend you use the Bosch recommended washing machine cleaner. If it’s more of a charred smell, turn the machine of immediately and call customer service. Bossch experts are ready to help you.

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Online support and the answers to many common questions can be found within our appliance assistant.

Instruction manuals

If you have lost your manual you can download a copy. Instruction manuals contain essential information to operate and maintain your appliance.

Replacement spare parts

Sometimes a spare part is all you need to get your appliance back up and running. Buy genuine spare parts direct from Bosch.