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The metal vent where the heat comes out in my Electrolux EIGDHMB appears to have burnt some clothing. There is black burnt crusty stuff on the vent now which sometimes transfers to clothes or makes the whole load smell like turpentine or kerosene. I've never dried anything but clothes in there. How could this have happened and what can I do to remove it? Thanks for any help! I use fabric softener in the washer, if that matters.

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Most likely you dried clothing that had some sort of residue on them. Leave the dryer door open to air out. Try a solvent to clean residue off.

Posted on Mar 24, 2011

  • scndtonun Mar 24, 2011

    I've tried getting it off but it is BURNT on! Any idea of what type of product would work? Thanks!

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    gabe_t Mar 24, 2011

    If that is the case the only option would be to sand it off or replace part.



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