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Parts of clothes get stuck in edge of dryer...seems to burn them.

The stackable dryer gets small parts of clothes, i.e. the tie in a hoodie sweatshirt; the ******** my child's overalls, stuck in the edge of the dryer and leaves brown marks on them almost like they have burned.  Is this fixable?

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  • TikiTime Apr 11, 2008

    Thanks! How and where do you order the "felt-like seal"?  Sears?

  • Tylerkay Apr 28, 2008

    My stacked dryer has a couple of problems - the wee clothes get stuck in the edge of dryer. Also, when I start the dryer it squeals for about 5 minutes and then stops. Also at times some of the clothes leave burn marks.

    Can someone help me.


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I have had this same problem with my stack-able dryer. It was leaving small burns on my kids clothes and my good sheets. My dryer has a felt-like seal at the front of the drum. If this seal is worn, torn, or missing, the clothes in the dryer can get caught and scorched or torn in the space between the clothes drum and the front of the dryer interior. My seal was worn out, so I needed to replace it. I had someone come in and do the work the first time but when it wore out again I just order the part and replaced it myself. It is fixable:)

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