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Appliance Tech Dave
Appliance Tech Dave, Home Appliance Technician
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Is there a way to clean lint trap, want to make sure nothing

Customer Question

is there a way to clean lint trap
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: want to make sure nothing in it
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: how do we get to it--location
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 4 months ago.

Hello, this is Dave and I welcome you to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 4 months ago.

Some washers have lint traps that can be cleaned. What is the brand and model number so I can check for you?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
maytag MHW5100DW0
Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 4 months ago.

Thanks. You do have a lint trap but to get to it you need to either remove the back panel or tip up the washer and remove the bottom center cover. Let me see if there is a video for this style.

Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 4 months ago.

I'm not finding a good video for this one. I found one but I think your model has the pump turned sideways and may be able to clean from the back. If not the front would need to come off. Let me know how it goes for you.

Washer video link

Expert:  Appliance Tech Dave replied 4 months ago.

How did that go? Do you still need help?​