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Dryer got wet

An over-head water heater burst getting the dryer wet.  Water was found in the lint trap.  Does this warrant a repair call to the manufacturer?  It is a Kenmore dryer.

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Has the dryer dried yet? How much water got into the dryer?if the motor went bad it would probably just humm but if it dried out then it may be ok.

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By chance do you have a Carbon Monoxide sensor?

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