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I think I need to clean the filter as my dark clothes always contain lint; also the machine unbalances very often. Where is the filter?

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Sorry no filter thats only in a dryer,first the load open the door and move the clothes around and when empty,ajust the legs onthe bottom of machine these are bolts.after machine is empty run bleach if top loader use 1-cup of bleach.

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