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Drying problem My hot point D 440 washer dryer, for the last few days is not drying the clothes . The clothes are very wet when taken out and taking days to dry with the current weather. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks

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    wont dry after two hours of drying its still wet???

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Poss a blocked filter or intermittant pump fault or your water valve that supplies your condenser

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