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Whirlpool electric Dryer has water in vent

Dryer venting is damp..dryer takes a long time to dry clothes.
I don't think it is more than 5 years old.

We replaced ALL the venting, it is under crawlspace but suspended.
vent is wet at outside as well.

any suggestions?

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Take the vent hose out of your dryer and try to dry the clothes, if it works your dryer is fine and the vent is clogged

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