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I have a whirlpool cabrio dryer purchase three months ago af code is showing on digital display is this something I can repair or do i need to get warranty repair

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AF= Restricted airflow condition. Check vent hose for clog.

All errors are on page 75 of this Cabrio Dryer Service Manual.

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