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Dryer is getting extremly hot to touch and water forms around the knobs and mist from the bottom while the clothes are drying. do you think my element is bad. model#pdet910ayw

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Had the same problem, very hot but wet clothes. This is a condensor drier. The fack that the clothes are hot rules out the heater or its control. If yoy hear the fan running and there is no blockage the fault is caused by the 3 stage water valve. During drying a small amount of water is passed through a condensor chamber, the cold water causes steam the condense backi into water then is pumped out through the drain. If the water valve fails no condensing takes place and the clothes remain wet. The valve is easy to change and costs about 15 pounds.

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There are controls built into the unit to prevent it from overheating to the point of causing a fire. The thermal fuse you replaced is one of them (and I assume you replaced a perfectly good fuse with a new one as you said it was very hot.).
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3) Make sure the exhaust duct leading to outside of the house is clear and not full of lint.

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The top of the dryer gets very hot, but inside the clothes are not drying. I have to dry the clothes 2 or3 times.regular size load. When I use cotton setting, it's worse. Water gathers along the inside of...


okay this is a easy problem, your dryer is clogged, check your vent hose and make sure it is not kinked, also check your vent duct from wall to outside...What is happening is your heat and lint is not going outside but it is going back into your dryer, causing your dryer to get extremely hot....

your dryer is suffocating


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1 start with claening the sensor strips located just inside the unit itself under the lint filter. pop yourheadinside dryer drum andyoull see 2 metal strips. witha scotchbrite pad, give it ascouruing, to remove any build up form fabric softener / dryer sheets
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