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Check lint filter and touch up keep coming on-beeping

The drier is working fine, but even after hitting cancel, the check lint screen light and the touch up light come on again and it beeps. This goes on for a while and then it stops and comes on again several hours later. We tried unplugging it, but once plugged back in the problem returns. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Re: check lint filter and touch up keep coming on-beeping

Clean out entire venting system. If you are using flexable hose type, replace with solid metal type or at least replace with new hose. You may have a clog my friend.

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ngfam1 here for you!
I am happy to be of assistance!

Did you check the outside vent opening!If the screen outside that prevents small animals from entering gets even half way cloged, you will loose heat!!!

Otherwise this is a situation that you will need service!

Here is the service company I refer my appliance customers too!
A&E Factory Service
A Nation Wide Company. / Available 24 / 7 for arranging appointments! In the USA.
1(800) 905-9505

If this dryer is 10 years old or more do not spend any money on it!
The new ones are much more efficient! If you have to replace it buy a Speed Queen , it will do 8 loads a week for 25 years!
It's the last washer and dryer I will ever buy!!!! And less expensive than a top of the line unit!

Good luck!
You will be fine now!

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