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Got lots of fluff under the drum

I think i need to empty the filter but cant seem to find one on this machine, i think its blcked as the water is daining away very slowly and the drum is very tight to turn and there is lots of orange fluff under the drum please help as my boyfriend will kill me thank you

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You will find the filter at the rear of washer..
Remove rear lower panel, on right you will see a large black hose that goes to the bottom of drum,
Undo clip that secures hose, and remove hose, be careful as there will be some water run out.
Remove plastic filter and ball inside hose, and clean filter, replace and fit hose back onto tub, making sure it is on properly.
Test for leaks before you refit rear panel back on.
You may have to repeat the process more than once if there is a lot of fluff present.

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Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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