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Where can I clean lint out of GE front-loader washing machine

I washed a chenille front door mat first time and I believe the lint has clogged up my machine somewhere. When originally bought machine, I asked where the "lint catcher" was so I could clean it. Was told it didn't have one. But the lint must be caught somewhere as it not spinning correctly and doing other "funky" things.

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You don't give the model number, so I can not know for sure. That being said, on newer front load GE washers there is a filter access right on the lower side of the very front of the machine. On many slightly older GE front load washers you will have to take the lower portion of the front panel off to find a filter access. On them, it is usually a bit to the right side, about an inch and a half round removable plug with filter attached. Be advised that when you take it out the remaining water from inside the machine and it's pump and hoses will also come out, so be prepared.

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