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Clothing cord stuck in drum

While drying a draw string cord from a pair of sport shorts got stuck between
the drum and outside wall of the inside of the dryer? Make sense. Now the
dryer runs but makes a bumping sound. Cannot get the rest of the draw string
out.

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  • mwolle Feb 06, 2008

    THANKS I'LL TRY THAT ASAP

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You should be able to get the draw string completely out by trying to open the top of the dryer which may be hinged. The front of the dryer may open by prying at the front between the top and the front.
Depending on your model there should be some means of getting into the dryer to examine what is doing it. Just make sure you SHUT OFF THE POWER OR PULL THE PLUG BEFORE WORKING ON IT. SAFETY FIRST!

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