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Dryer seems to get too hot even with low heat selected.

My Siemens WT46e300 dryer seems to get too hot. I selected 10A supply, Easy Care, Iron Dry with low heat and no Iron buttons selected and drum get too hot to touch. Is this normal?

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  • dkboat Sep 25, 2009

    The dryer is away from the wall free on all sides. It has airflow thru both sides of the condenser because the clothes do dry timely. I can feel airflow in the fan intake and exhaust vents. However I don't know if either or both are enough. Also note that this is a new machine and the salesman tells me all is normal.

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Just a thought. Move the drier away from the wall if it close to it and try again. If the air intake is reduced, it will cause the temp. to rise significantly.Also, chech and see if intake andor exhaust is not dirty.

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