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Hotpoint Ultima problem with lint

Is there any way to remove the excess lint after a drying cycle? Whenever I wash and dry my clothes, they always come out covered in lint? Is there a contraption that I need to empty to avoid this?


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Re: Hotpoint Ultima problem with lint

You can download the manual from this link

You will need to remove drying condenser filter and clean

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Experiment with different spin speeds on your machine for clothing that is subject to the creasing problem. Also do not put too many items in the machine for a wash as many people do as this will contribute to creasing. Always under load your machine for every wash cycle.

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