Do top load washers have a filter?
“Top loaders tend to have filters on the valves,” said Amber Peabody, Service Manager at Dunnett Inc. The valve filters sift the water going in and out of the pump and hoses. If you do happen to have a removable filter, consult your owner’s manual on how to properly remove it.
Where is the filter on a top load washer?
- 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.
Do Samsung washers have filters that need to be cleaned?
The debris filter should be cleaned periodically, approximately every 30-40 loads, or 2-3 months. Cleaning the filter can also potentially help improve cleaning performance and help prevent odors.