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Not drying You open the door and it's steamy inside the dryer feels hot but the clothes are still wet, I cleaned the lint vent but still no good . The barrel spins and everything seems to work .What can it be? Roper REX4634KQ Electric Dryer (Whirlpool)

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  • qbanmom5 Oct 24, 2008

    it sucks.takes all day to dry a tiny load.My wet clothes stinks from waiting around for the dryer.

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I know you cleaned the lint vent but your vent hose is clogged or damaged and there is no air exchange thru the dryer Air can only hold 100% humidity. You could dry your clothes for 10 hours but the air in the dryer is saturated with water and can not hold anymore so your clothes wont dry. Check behind your dryer and Ill bet the vent line is damaged. The problem is the air is not getting out of the dryer. Check the flapper at the end of the vent line. With the dryer running go to the end of the vent hose and there will be no air coming thru.

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