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Dryer taking long time to dry.

Dryer takes long time to dry, heating up, but noticed water coming from front of dryer, took apart see no biuld up of lint,, maybe a sensor?

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Check to make sure vent is clear

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Steve, East Melb.
steve_aust@hotmail.com

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