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Lint filter light comes on and smells like smoke from inside the dryer. No lint in lint filter

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You need to vacuum the lint from the entire vent system from the door to the outside vent. Wash the lint screen in hot water and detergent to remove fabric softener sheet residue which plugs the screen.

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