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Excessive lint using Hoover 500MD top loader washing machine

I clean the little lint bag every time I wash, however all my items still seem to come out covered with lint. Is there any other lint filter that I can check?
I suspect mayeb there's something under the agitator, but I don't know how to remove this either.

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  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    i have the same problem

  • victoria386 Sep 12, 2009

    No idea as to wether belt driven or direct drive.
    I foudn the nut at the bottom of the agitator and got a special spenner so I could remove it, but even once the nut was off, I could not get the agitator off. Is there a special trick to it? I am convinced all the lint is stuck under there!

  • dionne68coll May 11, 2010

    top loader washing machines are they belt driven or direct drive

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SOURCE: hoover 750L top loader washing machine

The load might be unbalanced, and will not spin at full speed as it could damage the machine. Try reloading the machine

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Posted on Jan 30, 2008

SOURCE: hoover 600mb 6.0 kg top load washing machine (not as below)

Machine unbalanced or belt is worn maybe

Posted on Apr 04, 2008

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SOURCE: cleaning washing machine filter

There is no filter on this machine. The gray gooey substance is sludge (dirt) build up inside the tub. This can be caused from using too much detergent or a detergent that is not HE (high efficiency).
You can try running an empty cycle using the hottest water available with products such as "washer fresh", "affresh" or a cup of bleach to remove the build up.
Remember to use a HE detergent and you only need about 2 tablespoons per regular load.
Good luck!

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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SOURCE: How do I remove the agitator in a Hoover 500MD

Most Hoovers have a 10mm bolt down inside the agitator. Remove the fabric softener dispenser from the top of the agitator, and look down the centre of agitator. You need a long extension socket to undo the bolt (anticlockwise). Be careful not to turn bolt too hard- sometimes the bolt is seized where it goes into top of gearbox, and if you turn bolt too hard, you can break the bolt. Once bolt is removed, agitator just pulls straight out

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

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Hi


To resolve this issue you'll need to clean your top load washer. Try the steps mentioned below to clean it--

Remove the dispenser and spray with white vinegar. Then spray the agitator with it too. You can pretty much wipe it right out. Vinegar dissolves softener very quickly. The dispenser just wash out with warm water after the vinegar sits on it for a minute, and you hardly have to wipe at it at all. try adding bleach to the dispenser and clean it with a small brush.


The dispenser will pull off from the agitator and you can run hot water in it from the sink. The agitator is not as easy but has a 1/2" bolt holding it to the shaft. remove the bolt and pull up. but you can clean the whole washer with a cup of bleach and that will also clean the agitator. Now run a full tub of hot water and then add a cup of bleach with no soap. After the washer has filled up, then add another gallon of hot water and that will help to rinse out the residues that cause odors. then after that dont use too much soap and you wont have residue build up. Only use the smallest amount of soap that the cup has marked in it.

After performing all these steps if you still get lint on clothes then it is due to a clogged drain pump and/or drain filter.



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Rylee

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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