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Water in the vent hose ? And not heating fast or normal.

When preparing to check out the dryer, upon pulling it out from wall, water was coming ( assume) from the vent at the dryer outlet, the vent was twisted. But water? Ty Mr. Walker

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If the vent was cloesed off the heat and moisture would cause condensation that would pool in bottom of hose

Posted on Feb 22, 2009

  • albert getty
    albert getty Feb 22, 2009

    as well if vent blocked off would take longer to dry

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