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Moisture in my dryer

I have moisture in the dryer and yet it seems to get hot and the vents seem to be working and are clean. I don't find it plugged anywhere
What could the problem be

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  • jackieroth Nov 07, 2008

    Maintenance guy found something wrong with the drum. The vents were open . Thanks for the help

  • mjmcvey Nov 30, 2008

    but did it get the clothes dry with heat? just very SLOWLY? our is not allowing moisture to escape quickly ... is the vent to the outside the only vent to check?

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Moisture in tha dryer is definatly an issue with not being able to vent out the moist ais from drying the clothes, did you check where the vent exits the home?, the only way moisture collects in a dryer is by not properly venting it out...

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