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Hotpoint washer dryer not drying clothes

Hello my washer dryer is blowing heat but the clothes
are red hot but also damp lots of steam when the door is opened
any ideas?

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  • Robbo7 Jul 02, 2008

    this model does not have ventalation it is a condensor dryer and the problem after much messing about i found a filter under the dryer housing which was blocked and after cleaning now the clothes got dry

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Sounds like you have a ventalation problem. The clothes heat up, but without airflow, the moisture remains. First check the hose from the back of the dryer to the wall. Is it plugged, kinked, or restricted? No? Turn your dryer on and remove the hose. Do you feel pressure coming from the back of the unit? No? You need to take it apart and clean the internal airway. If you do feel pressure, reconnect it to the wall and start your dryer. Walk to the outside of the house. Do you feel a fair amount of air coming out? No? There are companies that will clean your vent in the phone book. There are also vent cleaning brushes you can buy at hardware and appliance part stores.

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