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Sheets literally get burn marks

Seems that part of a sheet or pillow case gets caught somewhere inside the dryer and the heating element burns it. I have a Gallery model FSE747GES1

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Look for a loose Tub Fin and tighten it if its loose.Also,If the dryer has bad drum supports than it will allow this problem to occur.Other than that visually inspect the inside area in dryer to see if there is some thing sticking up that is catching the item.

Posted on May 21, 2008

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