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Smoke after cancelling drying cycle

Hi all, I've just cancelled a drying cycle after about 2 minutes then when I opened the door, a small amount of smoke came out of the drum. Is this just some moisture on the heating elements or could it be something more serious? Any advice is greatly appreciated. Cheers Duncan

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Re: Smoke after cancelling drying cycle

This is due to the condener working on the dryer, it is perfectly normal however you should not open without putting through cooling off stage otherwise you may cause damage to the machine.

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Here is a few things to check before you do a manual opening of the door
You may have already done these steps but please try this again in this order ok?

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My Whirlpool Duet Font Loader Washer stopped 1 minute before the end of the spin cycle; and I need to know how to reset it so that I can start another load of laundry.

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I have a Kenmore Elite HE 4t front load washing machine. Code F ud is currently flashing and the door won't open. I've tried canceling but it just beeps and keeps flashing this code.

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This error code indicates that the door is not locking.
Is the washer door firmly shut?
The door must be completely closed for the washer to operate. The door may look as if it's closed, but it may not be latched. Open the door and firmly close it.
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If Pause/Cancel does not work:
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Changing Cycles, Options and Modifiers
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