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Sock in lint collector slot

When I cleaned the lint trap, just after I started the dryer, a sock from on top of the dryer fell in the hole. The dryer made a noise and then stopped. I am unsure of how to retreive the sock to fix the problem.

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If you turn it around there is a long black piece that you can unscrew after taking off the plate cover,,,,only unscrew the bottom and pull lightly, you should be able to see the sock among a bunch of dirt!!!! Dryer started right up!! Thank goodness!

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Take a hanger Metal one, stick it down there and twist tell you get a good grab on the sock and pull it out. The other way is to open the back up and get in there. The machine will not work at all cause it can not exhaust

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I can't put the lint trap back into the slot it is supposed to be in. Have been using this dryer all day. I cleaned the lint trap out and it still won't slide back in. The lint trap is on top of dryer....


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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.

I hope this info was helpful to you. Good luck!

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Regards, --W/D--

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