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Dryer is taking forever to dry clothes.

I'm having the same problem. The top and back of the dryer is getting REALLY hot and now there is a bit of an odor, and the clothes are taking forever to dry.

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You better not use the dryer again until you can clean the entire vent system-----not just the lint filter , but the back of the dryer and the complete exhaust duct all the way to the outside. It is probably plugged. Also check to make sure nothing is blocking the air intake. I know a co worker who had a house fire due to a blocked vent. After the vent is clear, make sure you can feel a good stream of air coming out at the outsde of the vent.

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