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A small glove fell down roper driers lint trap is it a fire hazard and if so how do i get it out

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SOURCE: lint trapped inside dryer housing

SHUT OFF POWER AND GAS
1. Begin by opening the door removing the two screws on the left side of the door opening.
2. Then remove the screws that secure the door hinges to the cabinet. Lift off the door (may take some wiggling)
3. Grasp the outer top sides of the front panel and pull toward you.
4. Lower the front panel and lift off.
5. At each top corner remove the screw and latch that hold down the top.
6. You should be able to do the rest from here.

Posted on Jun 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Sponge fell into lint trap.

Surely you should be able to remove lint trap, or you would not be able to clean it!!!!.
Otherwise try a piece of wire with a hook on the end , and retrieve it that way.

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: Lint fell off trap and down into dryer chute.

for the most if you want to clean it it will take you a while, depending on your model, disconect the unit from the power outlet first,from the back panel remove about 6- to 8 screws an then you will see the inside back panel expose to be vacumm, you'll see the back panel of the shoot that runs behind the dryer, take the i think 4-5 screws an vacumm it, i dont think is going to hurt your machine if a little fell in there, a quick way is try to remove the exhaust tube off the back an insert the vacumm cleaner, to clean the tube going out of the house you can use a strong shopvac, to **** it in or a leaf blower to push it out ...........good luck!

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Lint fell down the lint trap. How do I get it

Luckily, dryers are light. Best thing to do is pull it out until you can remove the back cover. (unplug it first) Then vacuum and clean all the dust and lint you can. This should be a yearly thing at least anyway. Replace the back plug it in and slid it back. I do mine every 6 months or so.

Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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SOURCE: object fell in lint trap

GO TO A HARDWARE STORE AND ASK FOR A TELESCOPEC MAGNET USE THIS REMOVE CLIPPER FROM TRAP .

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

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Check to make sure lint hasn't built up in the area of the lint trap and on the exhaust where it leaves the room. Improper air flow will cause the drier to over heat and shut down the elements to prevent a fire. Once the elemnts are cool then they start again until they reach that temp. again then they shut off. So check for lint buildup before anything else
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You may need to clean out your lint trap. Not just the part that you pull out. I'm talking about the entire tunnel. Even though we empty the lint trap regularly there's a lot that gets left behind and over time can become a fire hazard. Your arms and hands cannot reach everywhere in there. For this you can attach an old sock or rag to a coat hanger that has been opened up. Go down in there a couple of times with it. You'll be surprised at how much stuff comes out. To further help this problem you can also pull dryer out and check that the vent hose in back is clear and free of debris. Cleaning the trap screen (the part you pull out to empty the lint) with HOT water occasionally will also clear residue that has built up from using dryer sheets. Over time that residue will make those tiny screen holes smaller & smaller & smaller. All of this can affect your dryer's performance.

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GO TO A HARDWARE STORE AND ASK FOR A TELESCOPEC MAGNET USE THIS REMOVE CLIPPER FROM TRAP .

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