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I can't get the filter cap back on the washing machine and water pores out

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Look inside the white hose. Remove any visible obstructions or lint.

Look inside the hose cap. This is where the lint filter is. Remove any visible lint with your fingers. Rinse the hose cap under warm water to remove any remaining lint.

Twist the cap back onto the white hose. Put the kick plate back in place. Screw back on.

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just perseverence. being wide diameter it is sometimes hard to start the thread. what exactly is preventing you

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