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Fluff left on clothing

I was wondering is there a lint trap to empty on this model or is there any way to stop fluff gathering on all my clothes especially dark loads

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All our clothes are being ruined with continuos fluff sticking to items.Have tried hot wash -no clothes, same problem.
Have tried not using Fabric Softener still no solution.

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Re: Fluff left on clothing - Maytag Atlantis MAV6000 Top Load Washer Washing Machines

Try using a fabric softener

Posted on Aug 23, 2007

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Sorry for the obvious.....
Fluff on the cloths is from the lint trap not capturing it from the air flow.
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If you are seeing lint on your clothes, then the air coming in from your laundry area is not lint free.
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To my knowledge, on most (but not all) washing machines, lint/fluff are collected on the wash cycle and flushed down with the water during drain cycle.

Since your machine is a Maytag, it is different. On most Maytag washing machines, lint/fluff is collected in the center tube of the agitator. It wold be necessary to lift out said tube and thereafter clean it on a regular basis. Some other models have a lint filter near the top of the tub, which you need to slide out, clean off, and reinsert. If for some reason there is no lint/fluff filter in your machine, this page shows how one can be made.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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