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I also have the Whirlpool Accudry Gold AD70USV 70 Pint Per Day model. It works fine in every way except it SMELLS BAD. How FRUSTRATING. Smells so bad, we don't want to use it, but paid good money for it, and too much hassle to go back to manufacturer and seller. It did this since day 1, but we kept thinking it would clear up and let it go too long. It STINKS.

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Try cleaning roller brush and the and all the plastic around it... if it is a dust cup then clean it real good also...
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