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Moisture in dryer

I have an electric Frigidaire dryer, and it dried clothes very quickly for the first several weeks. Now, though, when I open the door, there is moisture all around the rubber gasket and drying takes forever. Any help? Also, why did it work fine for a little while?

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  • KinnLo Oct 26, 2008

    Thank you. I had a suspicion this is the issue. I'm in a condo on the top floor and my dryer vents to the roof. How to clean???

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You have a clogged vent, somehow your vent has become clogged either with in the hose, or where it exits the house, the moisture being removed from the wet clothes is not leaving the unit. CHECK YOUR VENTING POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD!!!!!

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  • Ron Coons
    Ron Coons Oct 26, 2008

    call you r assoc,. im sure your not the only one with this issue.

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