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The dryer does get hot but takes a very long time to dry a normal load of clothes. What I noticed is that the top right hand corner of the dryer gets scalding hot during the cycle. It worked fine before I moved it to a new location. Any idea why it gets so hot. It is actually dangeroulsy hot,

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  • Robert Sperduto Feb 05, 2010

    The dryer vent is clear. I had opened the unit and made sure it was not blocked and the air does blow freely out of the vent to the outside. It has to be something else.

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Most problem with no air going out will make the dryer overheat,most of the time is the blower wheel,if not working clothes will stay damp

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It sound like you have a venting problem. The air from the dryer is probably restricted by either a clogged exhaust hose or duct work in house or a stuck vent flap where air blows to the outside. If your vent goes straight up to the roof, something may be blocking the exit or the whole line may be clogged. Also check for a kinked flex hose that attaches to the dryer. If blockage is in wall of house, there are vent cleaning companies that can clean out the line.

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  • amy church Jul 02, 2012

    use an air blower.

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