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I have a gas Whirlpool Duet dryer and sometimes the cycle wont complete and the clothes arent dry ( very damp). when i use the timed dry option i ave the same result. last week my washer overflowed and i am thinking maybe some water ended up in the dryer vent. Would that have any effect

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Check your exit vent outside of your house... what you can do is remove vent hose on back of your dryer... run dryer and feel the air coming out of the vent right behind your dryer.. now reinstall your vent line and check outside,,, see if you feel the same or about the same air flow... if your air flow is block, then your heat will not come on regularly to dry clothes... good luck

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