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Water gathers in dryer when off

Works perfect. somedays no problem. This is located inside of home with ac. I never had any problem before with other dryers. Can anything be done to solve problem. Is machine broken or is there a cover i could get to prevent it from getting humid?

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Check that the dampener in the vent deflector on the outside of the building to ensure it is closing when the dryer is not in use.

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