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Help my Maytag Washer is 10 years old. I cannot wash black ...

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Help my Maytag Washer is 10 years old. I cannot wash black items as there is toomuch lint. I have tried doing a wash with just hot water and vinegar! What next?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tom Goellner replied 8 years ago.

Hello ja9121

The only thing that comes to mind is maybe your washer is agitating and trying to spin at the same time which would cause the clothes to thrash about more than normal and make them lint up . Observe the washer while it's washing - - does the basket start moving while it's agitating? If it does there's the problem and indicates the transmission brake is not holding. Thanks for using justanswer.

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