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What is the problem if it smells like kerosene inside the dryer while in operation? Clothes smell like it when removed also,

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Did you just paint or stain anywhere in your home?all the dryer does is move air and the stain smell gets sucked into the dryer,when it heats the smell gets into the clothing,if that's not the case,the motor can smell like this if it's overheating,check the dryer to see if it needs a clean out,clean out the duct that the lint filter slides into,has to be removed to do this,vac out the inside of dryer where the motor is,and make sure the vent line isn't blocked up,if it is you can blow it out with a leaf blower or a shop vac that blows on the other end

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