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Clothes won't dry

When I try to dry a load of clothes they don't dry. when I open the dryer door there is a lot of steam and the clothes seem more moist than when I put them in. I have already checked the lint catcher on top but it is pretty clean. Is there an exhaust outlet/tube somewhere on it that may be clogged? If so where is it located? it does not appear to be on the back,
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Dryers exhaust from either of 4 directions! left side, right side, rear, or straight down through the floor!
Yes the outside exhaust vent may have a screen to keep small animals from going in!
If the screen is even half clogged with lint you will have the identical problem.
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