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My dryer (Simpson Minimax 150) seems to be choked? It gets hot and the drum spins, but it doesn't dry clothes and upon opening the door, heaps of steamy air pours out. The lint filter is clean. Is there somewhere else that requires "de-linting?"

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Probably the belt from the fan has broken. The fan is what moves the hot steamy air out of the unit.

try here for parts
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Check your vents sounds like it is cloged up with lint. Take the vent off the
dryer and see if the air is coming out good , if not check for lint in the machine and around the blower. If air comes out good check the out side vent for good air flow.if you have a leaf blower you might blow it out from the inside to the outside. Hope this helps

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