It's time to clean your washing machine! Even if it's not visibly dirty and grungy, this will help clean soap scum and mineral deposits in the pipes and hoses. You just need vinegar, bleach, and two wash cycles!
Great tutorial on how to clean your washing machine with just baking soda and vinegar. Easy, fast way to get rid of the smell and mold on front loading washing machines, but this method should work on top loading washers as well.
How to Clean Washing Machines with Baking Soda & Vinegar (Front Load and Top Loading)
Brilliant!! Pinning this to remember it when I need it! (this is part of a month long series of easy, practical, everyday tips we can all use!) This works. I have even poured it right into the empty washer and run a light cycle.