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HU-46850114

Don't forget to clean out the filter found behind the access panel below the door on the bottom left of your frontloader.

   
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gbthrone

Excellent advice on cleaning the lint trap on your washing machine. Unfortunately, there are some older front loading High Efficiency washing machines (we had one we bought from a retailer whose name begins with "S") that lack that little access door. On those, you have to partially disassemble the washing machine to get to the lint trap!


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tracygiles

I‘ve used a front loader for decades, first in the UK and then Canada. I was shocked when i first returned to Canada at how I could only buy old-fashioned clunky top loaders. I detest top loaders, never had a good cleaning results with them, plus being short it’s quite an adventure trying to reach the sock at the bottom. Got back to front loaders as soon as I was able to. Never had any issues with smell or mold and I’ve lived in various Canadian climates from eternal winter to island mild. Can’t say I’m super vigilant using the cleaning cycle on my model but don’t have any issues. But those pods sometimes gunk up the rubber seal and I have to clean that. I may return to powder detergent.

   

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