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Whirlpool dryer my clothes dryer smells like something is burning on the inside of the dryer. we've cleaned the vents out...

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It is common to have a slight burning smell in the dryer immediately following a clean and inspect of the cabinet. Although you may have cleaned the dryer cabinet interior and the ventilation ducting, dust particles often get stirred up and will settle on the heating element. These small particles will eventually burn off and should not create any hazards to the operation of the appliance. Allow to run for a few minutes and monitor. The smell should go away.

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Sounds like the vent is clogged with lint. You should have the vent cleaned once a year to keep the appliance operating properly. Also, make sure there are no kinks in the vent line.
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Stop using the dryer! You are probably close to having a fire if you continue to use it. The whole vent system should be taken apart, cleaned, the heat limit sensors checked and the duct cleaned. Your dryer is overheating and is a danger.

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Have you checked your outside vent while it was running to see if the dryer was venting 100%. If your clothes are hot and humid I would say clean your vent pipe has a blockage and needs to be cleaned out. Also as far as the burning smell you could take the front off (unplug first) the dryer of by removing 4 screws one above and one below the latch and two at the bottom and there are two clips one at the top left and right push in with a puddy knife and lift the top up a couple inches and lift the front up off the bottom holders. Then you will have access to vacuuming the lint that is floating around the burner.

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you can unplug the unit , and reomve the lower aces panel (3 screws along the front bottom of unit) youll probalby see an excess of lint built up in which case you can vacuum it out, and then check/clean and or replace your dryer vent

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When the clothes are drying you can smell something burning and the clothes smell burt when they are done. Coleman

You may have a venting issue. Check your lint filter and venting system. Excess lint builds up and goes onto the element and burns off. This can be dangerous and a fire hazard. Clean your vents, even open up the dryer and vaccum it out too.

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