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HI, The exhaust vent in the back of the dryer is too short to clamp or tape the venting to. We cannot get it to stay hooked up. Any ideas on how to lengthen this? Do we need to remove the back of the dryer to get the venting hooked up properly? ,

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If your using a soft hose, go down and buy a corrugated aluminum hose. While you are there check to see if they have any metal tie wraps. However the heaver hose may do the trick. Also check to ensure that there is not any restrictions where you are discharging the air to. Let me know how it goes. :?) DRRXR

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