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Dryer Leaving Burn Marks On Clothes

I have a Figidaire stackable washer/dryer(gas)Recently I have had 2 problems with it.(1)A article of clothing will get caught on the inside while running and stop the dryer and leave a burn mark(2)Some clothing has burn marks when taken out of the dryer.
This is getting to be costly to my clothing budget and I am also afraid its going to start a fire.

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    I have had a shirt or two get stuck also and have a set of sheets with burn marks on them.

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HI thanks for your question. the problem with your dryer, is that the front felt bearing is worn. and dropped the drum a bit and clothes getting caught. replace the front bearing and the back bearing. not too expensive. thanks the appliance doc. please rate my question. thanks.

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