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Duet gas dryer drum has peeling paint

We had our dryer for 5 years and the white paint inside the drum is peeling off this gets into the clothing and on the kids to me this seams like a problem thats going to get bigger ?? ..could this be caused from a internal fire ?? is this dangerous... thanks for your help

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    The paint has peeled off on top of the dryer and in the dryer it is blue.

    Does that mean the dryer is overheating My husband even bought paint and repainted the top of the dryer and it still peeled off again.

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I'd say no to both but it is an inconvenience. Check your warranty. You didn't mention a brand or model but on some dryers the drum has a longer warranty than the rest of the machine. Even if not it's worth a call to the manufacturer. Good luck!

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