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Heavy lint whenever i washed a heavy lint is left on clothing very hard to get off what could be the problem machine is only a year old

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Where is the lint filter? Why does it put lint all over clothes?


lint is usually removed in the dryer. If you have lint on clothes after going through the wash, you probably left something in a pocket somewhere.

Sep 20, 2014 | Maytag Washing Machines

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Dirt after washing


WASH PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
12.1 Creasing
Creasing can be caused by over loading SmartDrive or the dryer. Permanent Press or Delicate
cycles have been designed to minimise creasing as they use a lower spin speed. Do not leave wet
clothes to sit in the washer or laundry basket.
12.2 Soiling
Soiling is the result of insufficient detergent for the load. White clothes are better washed
separately. Separate lightly and heavily soiled items, as clothes can pick up soil from dirty wash
water. Cold water below 20oC does not wash effectively. Select the wash temperature according
to soil type. For example, blood and mud are better washed in cold water, while sweat and oil
based soil wash better in warmer water. Loads made up of articles of varying sizes will wash
better (e.g. full loads of sheets may not wash that well). Hard water requires more detergent than
soft water.
12.3 Linting
Wash lint givers (eg. towels, flannelette sheets) separately from lint collectors (eg. synthetic
fabrics). Over loading SmartDrive can increase the likelihood of linting. Insufficient detergent for
the load can increase linting as there will not be enough detergent to hold the lint in suspension.
Over drying synthetic fabrics in a dryer can cause a build-up of static electricity and result in the
fabrics attracting lint.
12.4 Detergent Residue
Over loading SmartDrive can result in detergent residue being caught in the creases of the
fabrics. If this occurs, decrease the load size. Some detergents need to be pre-dissolved. Check
the instructions for the detergent. Cold ambient temperatures, cold washes or short agitation times
may not let the detergent dissolve properly. In these cases pre-dissolve the detergent.
Overdosing of detergent can also cause residue when foam breaks down and will show as white
specs on the clothing. Poor quality detergents can result in residue.
12.5 Black Marks on Clothes
A build up caused by the interaction of fabric softener and detergent (scrud) can flake off and mark
clothes. Do not use too much fabric softener, maximum 75cc. If this is a problem, it is
recommended that SmartDrive is periodically filled with hot water, plus 1-2 cups of dishwasher
powder and left to soak.
12.6 Grey Marks on Clothes
Not enough detergent for the amount of soil on the clothes can result in grey marks on clothes. If
this is a problem it is recommended that SmartDrive is periodically filled with hot water, plus
detergent and left to soak.
12.7 Dye Transfer
Wash and dry non-colourfast clothes separately. Non colourfast clothes left sitting in a washer or
laundry basket can transfer dye to other clothes.
12.8 Tangling
Washing with too much water (i.e. under loading) can cause the clothes to tangle around each
other. Do not load SmartDrive by wrapping clothes around the agitator.

Aug 11, 2012 | Fisher and Paykel Washing Machines

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Im not getting enough water when washing clothes. sometimes if im washing heavy clothes, like sweatshirts, they come out and I can see dry spots on the clothes where water hasnt saturated them. also, when...


Hello
The problem may be the drain line.Unplug washer and remove drain line.Inspect line for any debri or lint.Check drain line screen for anyhting cloging it.
Be sure to tiighten all clamps when putting drainline back on.

Check incoming water screens.These are on washer where water hoses connect,clean if needed.

Last,try a self clean of machine.This sounds like a high eff washer which should have a cleaning mode.

Sep 23, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Fisher-Paykel washer, about 8 years old, leaving specks of something on clothes. If the "specks" are intact I can lift them off clothes with toothbrush; however if load spins fast, then I get streaks that...


Hi just read your posting.Now you mentioned that the specks are not lint.In my service manual it states that if you use fabric softener then this can build up in the bowl and leave black flakes on the clothes.Try filling machine on a hot wash and pour into bowl 1 or 2 cups of automatic dish washing power and leave the machine to soak overnight.In the morning restart cycle and let it go all the way throe.Please reply on how this worked and for further advice.Looking forward to your reply.

Oct 08, 2010 | Washing Machines

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I have a whirlpool top load washing machine model no. 6ALSQ8000JQ2. it is about 7 years old and does not have an area that collects the lint in the machine. Previously this was not a problem, but in the...


You have taken the necessary steps to reduce the lint problem. It seems they have not worked sufficiently. Another lint factor is due to HARD WATER.
You may have to disassemble the washer and remove the inner wash tub. On the bottom of the wash tub is a self cleaning lint filter. It may be gummed up with detergent and lint not allowing it to do its job. It will have to be manually cleaned.

Oct 06, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Fluff on left on clothes


the lint filter is your problem needs to be cleaned out, the agitator which is the thing in th middle of the machine houses the lint filter the top should just pull off

Jun 07, 2009 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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Clothing are left with lint after washing cycles


Seperate fluffy linty clothes and wash those separately; never mix that stuff up. Also keep the dark and lights separate.I do a number of smaller loads that are in a lot of water; you get cleaner clothes and less wear. Overloads are hard on the washer and the clothes. Rots of Ruck.

Feb 04, 2009 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

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Lint marks left on clothing


hello are you washing new items new items tend to create more lint within the first few washes check all pockets to see if there is anything left in them there maybe to much wash action for the size and type of load try selecting a less aggressive wash cycle

Mar 10, 2008 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6451 Top Load Washer

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LINT STICKS TO MY CLOTHES IN WASHER


linting is caused by a few things
firstly what sort of soap poweder do you use
i recomend good quality powder
do not wash clothes too long as what you are doing is rubbing all the fibres out of them
good quality washing powder only last about 6 minets in water and after that it looses its qualiteseg
the PH changes in the water
you may be using too little soap powder and this also depends on water quality eg too hard or soft water
is the water levels set corectly
do not mix washing
eg towels with jeans as the lint will come off onto jeans
try using delicate wash on different fabric as the adgitation is different on different cycles
try using warm wash and not cold machine is probable ok but wah times are important
good luck

Nov 27, 2007 | Crosley CAWC529JQ Top Load Washer

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To much lint on my clothes after washing


try an emptyhot wash with some limescale remover in approx quater of a litre, let it run all the way through the wash then put on another rinse to clear out system. check the next water fill for any debris/lint left.

Jun 16, 2007 | Kenmore 22442 Top Load Washer

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