Question about LG DLE2532W Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Clothes Hot but damp, water out of vent

Hi I had the same problem as a previous owner where the clothes were hot but damp after a load in the dryer. As such I am troubleshooting the issue, I've disconnected vent line behind the dry and there is warm air coming out of the dry. However there was also a fair amount of water that spilt out. I am not sure what this means? Any suggestions? Thanks Drowning

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 18 Answers
Re: Clothes Hot but damp, water out of vent

Is this a combo washer/dryer in 1 unit? water shoud not come out if it is just a dryer. Your air coming out of the back vent hose should be hot. If your clothes comes out of your WASHER damp (more than normal) then your washer is not spin drying good enough. (worn belt, clogged drainage system).

Posted on Apr 09, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add


3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My Bosch dryer gets hot and tumbles but clothes come out hot yet very damp.

Hi eyecunow115

Check your vent, if your dryer vent hose/pipe is plugged up it will cause the problem you are have.
Also a plugged vent can cause a dryer fire so make sure that the vent is totally free of lint so the heat can get out of the dryer and to the outside Please take time to rate me

Oct 14, 2012 | Bosch Axxis WTL 5400 Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer takes too long to dry. GETS HOT...but not drying. Ran two cycles, frame work was hot, but clothes were not compelety dry. Note: not any lint either.??

make sure all the venting is clear of build up and debris,, clogged venting will not allow the moisture to escape the dryer resulting in damp and undry clothes ,, don't forget to check the outdorr vent and clear anything built up inside of that too

Jul 12, 2011 | Dryers

1 Answer

Takes 3 cycles to dry clothes even on towel cycle

If the clothes are hot when they come out but moist or damp it mean the moisture is not getting vented, Check your vent pipe for blockages or leaks.

Apr 30, 2010 | Frigidaire Affinity AEQ6000WH Dryer

2 Answers

The dryer does get hot but takes a very long time to dry a normal load of clothes. What I noticed is that the top right hand corner of the dryer gets scalding hot during the cycle. It worked fine before I...

It sound like you have a venting problem. The air from the dryer is probably restricted by either a clogged exhaust hose or duct work in house or a stuck vent flap where air blows to the outside. If your vent goes straight up to the roof, something may be blocking the exit or the whole line may be clogged. Also check for a kinked flex hose that attaches to the dryer. If blockage is in wall of house, there are vent cleaning companies that can clean out the line.

Feb 04, 2010 | Kenmore 84052 Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer does not get hot enough to dry clothes Roper REX4634KQ1 Electric Dryer

The vent may be stopped up, or the vent hose crimped so the air cannot escape, you can check the air flow at the vent on the outside of the house while the dryer is running.
try cleaning the vent and the lint screen with a vacuum cleaner, you may need to replace the vent hose, this should solve the problem

Jun 02, 2009 | Roper REX4634KQ Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Clothes still damp

have you checked the dryer vent,wall vent lint trap for cloggs,if clogged it will hold the damp hot air in the dryer much longer and add to your drying time-mike

May 29, 2009 | Dryers

1 Answer

Kenmore 64672 dryer gets hot but clothes still wet

you have a clogged wall vent or clogged dryer vent or a clogged lint trap,you are trapping all the hot wet air in the dryer and that's why it's taking so lont to dry-mike

Apr 22, 2009 | Kenmore 64672 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Kenmore 70 series electric dryer. Clothes are

most common reason for this would be clogged vent...check all the way in and out!

Mar 16, 2009 | Dryers

2 Answers

Dryer does not get hot enough to dry clothes Roper REX4634KQ1 Electric Dryer

Most common cause of this is a clogged venting going to the outside to test this remove the vent from the back of the dryer and run a load if it drys ok them you know you have a venting issue and will need to be cleaned out if not plz repost and we can look deeper into it

Jul 15, 2008 | Roper REX4634KQ Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Needs 2 drying cycles

I am assuming you are cleaning the lint filter. Check the vent pipe out the back. If it vents into the wall, the piping leading to outside may be plugged. Your washer is spinning the clothes good, right? If the clothes are excessively wet they will take longer to dry also. If its practical, remove the vent hose and let it dry blowing into the room. It may suck but just once for a test.

Mar 06, 2008 | Roper REX4634KQ Electric Dryer

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG DLE2532W Electric Dryer Logo

518 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Dryers Experts

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3056 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Are you a LG Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides