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Overheating Dryer overheating....gets very hot on lower part of front of dryer below door. Have to turn on then off to cool. Don't think this is very safe. Have checked vent pipe.

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  • jackglen Aug 19, 2008

    Can you remove the lint filter trap or the front of the dryer?

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Do you empty the lint filter after each load? If you can take the dryer apart you may find that it has a lot of lint inside which you will carefully need to remove or vacuum out. Here is site that might be of some help to you with a diagram of a dryer. Be sure to disconnect the dryer from the power supply before you do anything to it. You are right, it is NOT safe and after you clean the lint out , you can at least see if that will help the dryer run cooler. (The back of a dryer sometimes comes off easily.) If it is not cooler after cleaning out the lint,not you need a repair man.

Sonetimes dryers overheat becasue the clothes we are putting in them are too wet. Is your washer adequately spinning the water out of your clothes?


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