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I have a washer/dryer model number WD-1488RD with no apparent lint filter. Lint gets on the clothes.lint rings the grey rubber gasket around the doorand gets under the gaskets and around the rim of the steel drum where i can only reach it with long nose pliers. I wipe everything I can reach offf after each wash. Its still under warranty.

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  • blackanar Nov 19, 2008

    I don't intend to pay to be told to use the warranty!!. Please give me an answer as if it were not under warranty

  • blackanar Nov 19, 2008

    thank you for the advice to soak with vinegar- I wil try that. The tips about cleaning lint filters were not useful as my model does not have one

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Your dryer should have a lent filter on the top our the inside of the dryer if not then it is built in an has a manafacter problem and should be taken back to dealer where you bought it from if under warranty still hope this help sincerly josh

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Its good that it is under warranty .

Go for it . Under warranty period dont try anything .

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  • SAM ANDERSON Nov 19, 2008

    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 it stand for 5or 6 hrs .
    Now drain the tub it should work.








  • SAM ANDERSON Nov 19, 2008

    Tips to keep the lint off the clothes



    • Clean the Lint Filter inside the dryer, before putting clothes inside.


    • Put your wet freshly cleaned laundry in the dryer (should still be moist).


    • If garment usually has a lot of lint, best way is to dry garment on
      its own inside out this way no lint gets on any other clothes.


    • Put a dryer sheet (prevents static build up) in the dryer, two if
      you like to overload your washer and dryer or are cleaning a comforter.


    • Set your dryer as indicated by the manufacturer of your clothes.


    • Let the dryer do the work.


    • Clean the Lint Filter again, after you have pulled out your clothes and secured them.


  • SAM ANDERSON Nov 19, 2008

    The source for above information Wikihow.com

    If you have any other queries feel free to ask .


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Do not try and fix the problem, if the machine is still under warranty, get it back to them to sort out!!

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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    Lee Hodgson Nov 19, 2008

    trying to fix the problem yourself could result in your warranty being "void" don't take the chance when you can get the problem sorted out for free

    best regards


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    Lee Hodgson Nov 19, 2008

    i'm sorry we cannot do that, if you remove just "1" screw then your warranty has been voided and you will end up relying on us to sort the problem at some possible expence, not just on this site but parts and service, etc.
    It is not recomened that you do not do that when the item is still covered by warranty.
    what you need to do is use the warranty to get the problem resolved.
    when under warranty a "quick fix" is not answer!!!


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