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Re: Where is the lint filter located on this...
Hi.It may be that these machines dont actually have a lint filter,they are making alot of them without lint filters now days.There would be a button trap down at the side or the rear i would imagine for cleaning out debris such as coins,hair pins,Etc.
The lint filter is inside the barrel itself and looks like a long rectangular box that insert itself neatly in the side. It has a little handle so you can take it out from its encasement, open it like a box and empty it. I don't think the previous owner of my machine knew about that either because it was so clogged that, at first, I thought there was a filter in there....
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The location of the lint filter in a washing machine depends on the brand and model of the machine, and the owner's manual states where it is located. For instance, model RAX7245JQ0 of the Roper washing machine by Whirlpool has a lint filter located under the washer's agitator ...
There is no lint trap on this washer. There is a filter in the hose that goes from the tub to the pump that occasionally will get plugged with lint, but it is not designed to be regularly cleaned. During normal usage, the lint is designed to be pumped out with the water.
To find the filter you need to do the following steps. Find your lint trap. Lint traps in washing machines can be in the agitator (the large plastic piece in the center of the tub), at the top of the washer on the rim of the tub, or attached to the washing machine's drainage hose. Pull out the agitator tube to check for the lint trap. Peel any loose lint from the filter. Scrub away lint that doesn't peel off easily with a heavy-duty paper towel or a wet sponge. Feel your way around the top rim of the washing machine's basin. If you locate a trap, pull it straight out of the machine. Peel away loose lint and follow up with a wet sponge or heavy-duty paper towel. Check your machine's drainage hose for an attached lint trap. Remove the trap and peel the top layer of lint off. Rinse the trap in low-pressure, warm water. Reattach to the drainage hose. Check for and remove any lint or debris that may have dropped into the washing machine basin during the cleaning.
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need to clean the filter which is located on the front bottom of the washing
machine right below the washer window. It is held up by three screws. Take out
the screws and clean the lint. You’ll find in the lint some small clothing,
coins and other small things.
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you did not give me a mod # of your washer .... so i will go through the history of the lint filter 1955-1964 the lint filter was on the right side under the lid , twist knob and pull screen out 1965-1986 lint filter was self cleaning mounted under the washer 1987 -today there is no lint filters any more ..... lint filters where used when people hung the clothes out on the line .... today most people use a DRYER that has the lint filter in it .... i hope this helpes ....... if you are going to rate this please rate this 3 or 4 stars , that will keep me in the paid answer department . thanks