LG Washing Machine with Vinegar and Baking Soda for Cleaning

How to Clean the Inside of the Washing Machine

If you have a stinky washing machine, here is an easy way to clean the inside of a front loading or top loading washing machine.

Keyword cleaning, washing machine
Prep Time 0 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 jar of vinegar
  • 1 cloth


  1. Empty the wash drum of clothes, towels, etc.

  2. Pour bleachtub cleaner, or vinegar into the dispenser, but do not add any detergent or fabric softener.  If you are using a powdered cleaner, remove the liquid detergent cup and add the powder to the main wash compartment.

  3. Close the door and select the tub clean mode and then start the washing machine.

  4. After the cycle is complete, open the door and use a towel or cloth to wipe the various parts of the door (opening, door seal, glass door) and wipe inside the rubber seal as well.

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