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Lint on clothes

I acually have a Maytag Atlantis MAV6200AWW, and am having problems with lint on clothes and the problem is only getting worse. Do you have any idea if there is a lint trap on this model and where it can be located.

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Hi thanks for the question sometimes a lot of suds in tub will cause this cause lint and suds stick to the outer tub and is difficult to remove try filling the tub with hot water and use vinegar in the water half bottle let stand for 4or 5 hrs . now drain the tub should work thanks for the question the appliance doc

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