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Dryer taking longer and longer to dry

I have a vented hoover vhv180 visionHD 8kg. it is taking longer and longer to dry. the hose is well fitted and not kinked and the machine vents well. is there any way i can get to check and possibly clean/clear out the machine of the rubbish that gets past the lint catcher/filter in the door opening

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  • stevediggo Mar 15, 2009

    what do i have to do as i turn drier on and after a minute just beeps then stops but the power stays on

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The only way to clean the dryer out would be with a vacuum cleaner and a flexible hose. Cleaning it may help but your problem more than likely isn't lint build up. The gaskets on these dryers wear out pretty quick and don't seal as well as they should. Usually cleaning will help for a little while but it will not solve the problem.

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