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Venting a dryer outside

We have a 3 year old Fisher & Paykel dryer which we want to vent outside through a wall kit. How do we reverse the airflow?

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What do you need to reverse?
I understand that the wall kit is to blow the heated air from the dryer to outside therefore not humidifying the laundry.

Are you trying to draw air into the dryer from outside or blow the air outside?

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1.when the dryer is running go outside and find where the venting is located, there should be a good amount of air flow.
2. if the air flow is not good look at the ducting coming from the back of the dryer and make sure it is not kinked or pushed back to far.
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3. if you have access to a leaf blower,this can be used to help clear any lint build up inside the duct from the dryer to the outside venting.
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