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Lint marks left on clothing

Hello, I purchased my washer almost a year ago when it was approximately 3 years old. The main problem I am having is that the washer does not seem to have a system to deal with lint, particularly on loads of towels and whites, although on loads of darks, white lines are also evident.

There is no visible lint trap on this washer.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.

Linda from Huntsville, Ontario

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  • haywardtec Aug 20, 2008

    1.similar model with similar problem...have run couple of cycle on empty and there doesn't seem to have any lint residue in the tub,of course there won't be any clothing to watch..
    2.have tried to use proper load and water amount.
    3.will be aware that new items do tend to shed lint over a few washing..
    4. not sure with one suggestion to cut down the cycle of washing..can use some explanation.
    thanks.haywardtec


  • Deb303 Oct 29, 2008

    I have had lint residue on my clothing ever since we bought the washer new. It is most frustrating. Recently I have tried using the extra rinse cycle, which seems to help a little bit. But just today, a ton of water leaked onto the floor, so I have an additional problem far worse than the first!

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Hello are you washing new items new items tend to create more lint within the first few washes check all pockets to see if there is anything left in them there maybe to much wash action for the size and type of load try selecting a less aggressive wash cycle

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