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Kenmore Heavy Duty 60 Series Soft Heat Large Capacity Dryer

I need to replace the Lint Filter - Trap Door - What ever you want to call it... do you have these... Thanks Donna C

PS. The model described below is not my dryer the one listed above is - which you do not list....

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  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell May 11, 2010

    Does the dryer have a lint filter in the door? Or, is it located on the top of the dryer? I need to know this in order to give you the proper advice on how to check the interior. You could have a clog in the air blower tubing. Post back to this thread please.

  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell May 11, 2010

    Could you please post back with your model number (located somewhere along the door opening) so I can give you a better answer? Are you simply replacing the lint filter? Or, are you replacing the housing that the lint filter goes into? Please provide me with some specifics.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Need to replace the signature 2000 dryer lint filter, model # FFT 8308 80D

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I need to take the bottom lent door off. I have replaced the board and it still say's says to clean the lent door. i have with the one in the dryer, but need to clean the bootm .

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