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Dryer installation Due to the specs of my laundry room in this apartment, my Kenmore flatback dryer was installed by maintenance today and the round coiled vent had to be smashed down pretty flat and bent at an angle. It is sandwiched right between the wall and dryer. Will this pose any problems with too much heat to the wall or air/lint not getting through?

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Whether it is a plastic vent or an aluminum vent hose - you don't need to worry about heat. you do have a problem if it is really, really bent at an angle. the overall inside diameter is substantially reduced. lint that comes out of the dryer will catch at the ninety angle and clog. how obtrusive would it be if you maintain a four inch clearance at the rear of the dryer?

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