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The top is too hot to touch.

The top of the dryer is too hot to touch in the back. Condensation drips from the bottom under the door. It is vented in the back. It seems to take longer to dry than in the past.

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  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2008

    Much too hot to touch on the top towards the back.

  • kopr Dec 11, 2008

    water drips from the door, and you have to run the dryer at least twice to dry the laundry.

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You may have a blocked vent, check your vent all the way to outside. if there are any droops in the vent there may be accumulation of water in it. just drain it out and then you should be all set.

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