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Hoover 600md washing machine lint filer

The lint filter on my machine isn't working , and l get a musty smell after l use the machine...what do l need to do to fix it..is it a pump or a blockage somewhere?

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L spoke to a repairman and he told me that it is probably a soap build up from only using cold water.....he suggested using sugar soap and hot water and let it soak for a few hours and then let it finish a cycle...and surprise surprise it worked, the lint trap is now working and the smell has gone

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The fine screen on the lint filter can get an invisible plastic film over it from fabric softener. Oh wait. That was on a drier. Disregard unless yours dries.

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So that said.To clean the machine,fill to just above the top row of holes in the tub.Add 2 cups of bleach.Let sit for 1-2 hours.Then let the machine run it`s wash cycle.Lastly use bleach water and a rag to wipe the machine down inside and out.If the agitator has a cup on top remove and clean with bleach.Leave the top open so the machine can dry.

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