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Clothes getting jammed

Every dryer load something (usually small) gets caught between one of the blades and the front or back wall. If the blades were longer I know stuff wouldn't be getting stuck. Does Frigidaire have an extension for the blades?
Love the dryer except for this 1 problem...

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When this model has the problem of clothes getting caught, the most common reason is the felt and glides are worn and should be replaced. Unless the clothes have been getting caught from the first time you owned this dryer, I would explore that first.

Please ask more questions if needed. Good Luck.

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