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After using the dryer, the next day there is water in the drum. This happen several times lately and now the dryer will not turn on.

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Hello. I can help. Get back if this response does not set you on the right course and tell me whether your dryer is gas or electric.
Begin by unplugging and then pull the dryer out and disconnect the vent from the back of the dryer. I suspect that you will find a partial blockage in the rear of the dryer itself or in the vent pipe. Check the entire vent all the way to outdoors.
If you find anything get back and let me know. I will hang in there with you on this problem.

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