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Blocked filter in Fisher & Paykel washing machine top loader

I want to clean the filter in my washing machine as it leaves many lints on the cloth. But I am unable to find the filter for it. Can you help me?

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  • ERIC BAKER May 11, 2010

    Do you know the year your washer was made ? If so you can go to the fisher and paykel website to look up the users guide wich will give instructions on how to clean the automatic lint system.

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Fisher & Paykel washers do not have lint filters inside the tubs as they are designed to drain away any debris from the wash during the drain cycle.

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Fisher Paykel sells a drop in lint filter assembly which you simply place in the center tower before you add detergent. Works very well but you do need to take it out after each wash and clean it. We've been using on for two years and have not had a repair bill in that time where we were having one a year to clean the water pump or diverter valve.

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Try the following- use high quality detergent- like tide. Do a full wash with nothing in it every now and then, separate lights and darks and towels/fluffy stuff from synthetics, use a less rigorous wash- like wool or permanent press

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