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I have a Kenmore Dryer 417.97812700 . Should there be cardboard in the dryer door? The lint gets all over the place inside the door and cardboard. The lint goes thru the little door holes down to the lint filter, but alot of the lint clings to that piece of cardboard on the way down to the filter. I don't think it's supposed to be in there - maybe used in shipping to prevent the door from caving in is my theory. When we first got it we called a service person because it wasn't drying well. The top of the dryer was missing a plug so the heat was escaping the repair person said.

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  • butterflyqt3 Aug 22, 2010

    ...That tell me that maybe they weren't done with the finishing touches before it was sold to me.

  • butterflyqt3 Aug 24, 2010

    Thank you! I suspected that but I didn't want to do something wrong. I'll do it right away since it is a danger! Thank goodness nothing bad happened. It's annoying that it came to us like that but that's life. Take care :)

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Definitely remove the cardboard. In fact, it is a fire hazard. J.

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