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Condensation build-up in the dryer drum, clothes remain very damp

I cleaned the lint filter with a flexible long handled brush and then blew out loose lint with leaf blower. I also ran brushes all through the exhaust flu pipe and used leafblower in it as well so it is clear. External lint basket is clear. Heating element is working and the exhaust fan is working as well. I'm really stumped on this.

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  • wnschool78 Dec 18, 2008

    The clothes remain very damp. When I open the door to check on the results, my glasses fog up, as though I were entering a steamroom. There is condesation on the door when I open it. When I used a brushing system in my exhaust pipe to push through a possible blockage, the rods, which assemble together were wet when I pull them back through.I have a Maytag Performa, not an expensive model.

  • Dave May 11, 2010

    Is it taking longer than normal to dry?



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You deffinately have some sort of blockage in your exhaust vent, most likely in the wall. Check the outside vent on the outside of the house. The air should be blowing pretty hard. hope this helps. Dave

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