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The lint screen is only catching lint on the left side of the screen what does this mean?

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Sounds like you may have a blockage in the ventilation. try cleaning out the vent hose and the lint trap area and see if that helps. Also, you may want to wash your lint trap with a brush. If you use fabric softener, it can get clogged up and be unable to be noticed just by looking at it.

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