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Dryer is not drying

There is a build up of lent in the dryer, tried vacuming out the vent but hard to get deep into the vent.

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Had the same problem. Take the back of the dryer off and vacuum were your lint trap is installed at. Once you take that plate off you will see the lint build up and you will be able to clean it properly.

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