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Kenmore elite model 110.6708 dryer timer problem

I will use the auto dry setting for jeans/towels, its usually around 42 minutes. i'll come back an hour or so and the timer says 90 mins left and the clothes are so hot they are ready to combust. this has happened several times. the timer does not go down from 90 when it shows up.??

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Hi thanks for the question. the problem is with a clog in the venting system . remove the vent and clean to the outside. where the lint filter is, use a brush with a long handle, to clean all the way down .do that . this should solve your problem. thanks the appliance doc

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