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Hi, smelled burning from dryer, remove bottom cover and discovered lint fire occured. Cleaned up all lint, removed lint filter cover cleaned and vacuumed all lint inside dryer. Inspected wires and belt for damge. Does not appear to be any damage. Cleaned dryer exhaust and vent out thru walls to outside. Dryer works fine. Anything else I should do? Thanks Dave

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Its sounds good is the smell gone,if so you did just fine........

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I also smelled something burning & also discovered once I removed the back panel that there had been a lint fire. I cleaned out a TON of lint that apparently had escaped the lint trap. Problem is my lint trap catches very little lint...even with large loads of towels. This is a bad design on Samsungs part and they should fix it because my dryer is only about 3 months shy of being 2 years old. It's only used to dry on average 8 loads per week. I feel lucky that the fire didn't spread & cause bigger problems.

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    I also smelled something burning & also discovered once I removed the back panel that there had been a lint fire. I cleaned out a TON of lint that apparently had escaped the lint trap. Problem is my lint trap catches very little lint...even with large loads of towels. This is a bad design on Samsungs part and they should fix it because my dryer is only about 3 months shy of being 2 years old. It's only used to dry on average 8 loads per week. I feel lucky that the fire didn't spread & cause bigger problems.

  • Kim Dawson Aug 24, 2013

    I also smelled something burning & also discovered once I removed the back panel that there had been a lint fire. I cleaned out a TON of lint that apparently had escaped the lint trap. Problem is my lint trap catches very little lint...even with large loads of towels. This is a bad design on Samsungs part and they should fix it because my dryer is only about 3 months shy of being 2 years old. It's only used to dry on average 8 loads per week. I feel lucky that the fire didn't spread & cause bigger problems.

  • Kim Dawson Aug 24, 2013

    I also smelled something burning & also discovered once I removed the back panel that there had been a lint fire. I cleaned out a TON of lint that apparently had escaped the lint trap. Problem is my lint trap catches very little lint...even with large loads of towels. This is a bad design on Samsungs part and they should fix it because my dryer is only about 3 months shy of being 2 years old. It's only used to dry on average 8 loads per week. I feel lucky that the fire didn't spread & cause bigger problems.

  • Kim Dawson Aug 24, 2013

    I also smelled something burning & also discovered once I removed the back panel that there had been a lint fire. I cleaned out a TON of lint that apparently had escaped the lint trap. Problem is my lint trap catches very little lint...even with large loads of towels. This is a bad design on Samsungs part and they should fix it because my dryer is only about 3 months shy of being 2 years old. It's only used to dry on average 8 loads per week. I feel lucky that the fire didn't spread & cause bigger problems.

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My Samsung dryer has quit three times and is still very new.....model #DV317AEG....SERIAL#34945BP400401P. For no ascertainable reason, it just quits doing anything. It will refuse to work for four, five or more days and then suddenly comes on again. It's kinda like I have a haunted dryer! It is like there is absolutely no power to it at all, then, POOF, it starts working again. DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY IDEA WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE?

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