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Clothes are covered with lint after wash

There was no manual when moved into house. If there is a l;int filter, where is it and how do we access it?

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The diagrams for the lint screen and directions can be found on page 12 at this site in the user manual

The lint screen is located in the dryer door opening. Remove lint
before each load. A screen blocked by lint can increase drying
time.
To clean
1. Pull out the lint screen and its cover.
2. Separate the cover and the screen by squeezing the screen
and pulling on the cover at the same time.

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