Open the dispenser drawer by pulling on the handle at the base of the washer. This will reveal the drain pump filter.
How do you clean the filter on a Whirlpool top load washer?
Do Whirlpool washers have a filter that needs to be cleaned?
Whirlpool washing machines come with a lint filter to help keep the machine clean. The lint filter should be cleaned at least once every 6 months or occasionally after every load of laundry in order to maintain optimal performance of the machine.
Where is the filter on my top loader washing machine?
Top Load Washer – Lint / Pump Filters
- There are 2 crescent-shaped Fine Mesh plastic lint filters in the bottom of the wash basket under the agitator.
- During drain down and spin, the water forces the lint off the bottom of the filters and down the drain.
- These filters should never require cleaning or replacement.