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My dryer is not heating well I think that the lint compartment is full and it seems to be hot towards the bottom of the dryer. I would like to know ho to get the lint out of the bottom of the dryer.

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You need to unplug it and remove the dryer vent pipe from the dryer. You should be able to see lint backed up there, or more likely, the vent hose leading to the outside need to be cleaned out as well. I use a shop vac or a brush on a stick. I have a cob web brush on a telescoping pole that works really good for me.

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