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OVERHEATING DRYER Need advice on repairing an overheated dryer...Brand name is Whirlpool washer/dryer stackable...Any advice? Please disregard the product name listed in required field...Model Number begins LTE

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First make sure the vent is not blocked relieving air flow in back for examlpe remove exhaust hose and let it run with a window open for ventalation of course and let me know if this stops the problem

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