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Brown streak on clothes

My Kenmore gas dryer is leaving a brown streak on clothes. The mark is about half an inch to two inches sometimes. The mark was not on the clothes before and it's happening some time during the drying cycle.

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Hi,

It could be from scorching due to getting too hot. This may be the start of a problem for you.

It is best to judge how long clothes need drying for before drying them. If they are left too long, sometimes the heat builds up.

Try a smaller load in there, and if you can reduce the temperature any then do.

Often it's just overloading is the issue.

Hope this is a solution for you, If so, Please rate as Fixya! Thanks.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

  • Richard Perkins
    Richard Perkins Jun 19, 2008

    As this didn't fix your problem, I would have presumed you would continue with the fault finding.



    The next step is to check the thermostat is operating correctly, then check the blower motor is functioning, the inlet , outlet and filters are unobstructed.



    I hope this solves the issue for you.

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