To remove lint build-up from a washing machine, find the filter, and then remove the lint from the filter with a brush or paper towel. Remove the screen mesh, rinse it with hot water, and put back in place. Clean the filter at least four times per year.
- Locate the filter
Locate the filter on the washing machine using your owner's manual. If you don't have a manual, go to the manufacturer's website for assistance.
- Remove the lint
Remove the lint from the filter with a brush or paper towel.
- Rinse the screen mesh
Rinse the screen mesh in hot water, and put it back in place.