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Dryer not taking out moisture

Last weekend, a hose broke on my washer while I was not home and flooded the laundry room and surrounding area. Water got into the drum of the Hotpoint NVLR333EE0WW dryer. Since then, the dryer will get hot and tumble, but the moisture is not leaving the clothes. Water condenses on and around the door.

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Your venting from the dryer probably also submerged in the "flood", try taking that apart and make sure its not clogged, sounds as if the dryer is not able to release the heat that its producing

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