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Steam comes out of dryer after cycle and door is opened

Whirlpool gas dryer heats up well,but takes 2 or 3 cycles to dry the clothes.when i open the door,steam comes out.

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Probably has a restricted vent. Go outside with dryer running and check air coming out vent. Should be a good blast...not just a breath. Clean out the vent and make sure it's not kinked. If it vinyl or foil vent, replace it! Also make sure lint screen is cleaned everytime.

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Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to
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1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not
pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely.
2. Turn the Cycle Control knob to the recommended cycle for the type of load being dried. Use the Energy Preferred Automatic Setting (,) to dry most heavyweight and medium weight loads. See "Drying, Cycle, and Temperature Tips."
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