This article is wrong as the purpose of the drain filter is not to collect or remove lint but prevent coins or hair grips and other detritus from jamming the pump (chris watson)
Many people don't realise that most washing machines have a lint filter just like a tumble dryer. The lint filter is important for capturing bits of fluff and other debris that can collect inside the washer during use. If the lint filter becomes to full then it can cause water to be held inside the washing machine and can cause leaks. For this reason it is beneficial to clean the lint filter regularly.
Read this guide on how to locate and clean then lint filter on your washing machine.
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