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Kenmore 90 series

My sisters dryer had a problem of not drying as quick
so she pulled the vent line and cleaned out, and also tried pulling the front cover, in the process kinking the gas line, but not much.
after turning it back on the dryer started over heating and smoking.
could this be a thermostat problem?

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Dear friend,
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How about checking outside where the vent line exits the wall.
There is usually is a cover or door that keeps small animals from getting in and sometimes this gets clogged with lint and the dryer will bot dry! I removed my screen cause it was blocked with lint every week! perhaps the outside is blocked and when she cleaned out the vent line she caused some lint to go back into the dryer and smoking on the heat element or the gas burner if its a gas dryer!
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Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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