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Everything gets caught in the front crack where the drum ends by

The door or front wall. front load dryer.

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The glides on the inside of the front door are worn, possibly the felt too. You'll have to remove the front of the dryer to see the problem and fix it. Mine did the same thing. Because they are worn the drum is at an angle allowing a gap to form where the clothes get stuck.

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