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After drying a load of towels, I opened the dryer and the heat coming out of the dryer was so intense that I kept the door open hoping that it would cool down. The heat was still as intense after 5 minutes after turning the dryer off. I was concerned about the heat so I unplugged the dryer, which then of course cooled off. It also seemed to take much longer to dry the load of towels. I am concerned that this dryer could be a fire hazard.

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IT IS A FIRE HAZZARD. don't use it again, leave it unplugged! there is a problem with the timer or worse. if it is an old dryer get a new one or a used one from a local appliance resale/repair shop. that's where you can get a good deal if you can't afford a brand new one.

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