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Where is the elusive filter located? I thought it was hiding under the flap thing at the bottom but I can't for the life of me work out where it is

It smells and I've cleaned and de-limescaled the machine and pipes so filter is next :)

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If you were to Google "Hot point first edition FEW manual" using Firefox, the results will lead you to "for Hotpoint FEW washer - Laundry Appliances Manuals" at "laundry.manuals>....> Hotpoint Washer".
Download a free copy of the instructions for Installation and Use for Hot Point First Edition Range User Manual.
I have looked through the manual and there is no direct evidence of a filter as such (common to other machines), but there are details of what maintenance should be followed to clean the machine - not too user friendly but may help.
If you do go to the manufacturers website (Hot point is an Indesit company) you will find that previous buyers have asked the same question as you)

Posted on Nov 17, 2013


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SOURCE: after starting,water goes into the outlet pipe

The outlet pipe must be routed higher than the top of the washer or it will always drain. this is normal. The leak, however is not, something may be damaged, open and inspect.

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