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Check Filer i can't use my machine it keeps telling me to check my filter, i have already cleaned it and keeps telling me to check it. The dryer was run without the lint screen in it, so i beleaive that there must be a filter inside the unit that needs to be reset.

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  • mruzicka54 Jan 07, 2008

    I'm having kind of the same problem. The "check filter" light is on, I've cleaned the filter, but the light stays on. Seems to work OK but how do I reset te light?

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2008

    I had the same error code. It says to clean the filter, I did, I've tried to rese the dryer, even unluged the dryer for 30 minutes. Still nothng. When I try to turn the machine on, it still reads "clean filter" any help would be appreciated. Thanks



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Having the same problem, but my dryer controls seem frozen and the dryer won't allow me to select settings and proceed with drying.

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The clean filter light is just a reminder light.  There is no reset button.  It will always come on when you turn on the unit.

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SOURCE: Check Filer lint screen means that you have lint buildups inside the machine...check the air lines, and in and out for the vents..first.

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