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Clothes still damp

We had a guy come and clean the vent - IT IS NOT THAT. The air is coming out very hard and hot from the dryer when you take off the line in the back. What the heck is going on???

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  • morgandameon Jan 21, 2008

    the dryer is hot so how could it be the thermostat? The air is coming out the back forcefully so that isn't it. Do you think it is still in the wall then - I will have to call back the flue guy who cleaned it out.

  • morgandameon Jan 21, 2008

    okay, but the clothes in the dryer are really hot after a load, just still really wet.

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The problem you maybe having may still be in your venting a couple of things to check are is the size of the vent should be 4" round also the lenght of the vent if over 10' and alot of elbows it maybe too long of a run but the real test is to run a load with the vent off the back sure you get a liitle extra heat in the house but if it dries ok you found your problem if it still does not work then you could have a bad cycling thermostat try that and let me know

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    Gary Davd Jan 21, 2008

    what i said was to run a load without the vent on to see if it drys normally.. if it does the problem is in your venting going outside.. if not then there could be a bad cycling stat. you maybe feeling hot air but it for how long ????? if the thermostat is short cycling it maybe turning the heating element off too soon run the load without the vent first and see what happens..

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd Jan 22, 2008

    When clothes are wet and really hot is is from poor air circulation if your vent is clear you may need to delint your dryer which involves breaking down the dryer and shop vac out all the lint and builtup in the unit and blower wheel

    Sorry I can be anymore help to you at least i tried

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