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How to remove lint build-up from a washing machine?

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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.

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  1. 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.

  2. Remove the lint

    Remove the lint from the filter with a brush or paper towel.

  3. Rinse the screen mesh

    Rinse the screen mesh in hot water, and put it back in place.

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