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Lint from washing machine

I've just been given a Whirlpool 6LSC8255EQ0 and my washing comes out all covered in lint! How do i stop this please!!

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Fill the tub to the bottom of the agitator with hot water and add 1/2 to 1 gal of white vinager and let it sit for a few hours. Spin out the water and run thru a light load without clothes. When you are running a load lift the lid and observe the clothes movement, The items should be circulating from top to bottom. If they are just wiggling around it is overloaded and the clothes do not have room to move. This wears on the fabric creating lint. The agitator is for the water not the clothes contrary to popular belief. The clothes are actually washed with the water movement not beaten by the agitator.
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