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Simpson Clothes Dryer is smoking from the back

But it still works... Are there any obvious things that might be causing this? Especially ones that I could check easily. Thanks Rodney

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  • GeckoMin Sep 24, 2007

    took it into the back off and couldn't see anything, so I then took it to the repair man he simply applied some oil to the motor (and somewhere else - drum I think) and cleaned the flint out of the motor...

    Seems to have done the trick



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You should check your vent. is your vent in the front or back as some Simpson can vent in the front or back. You may be pluged with lint. safety therostat should shut down if too hot. but the lint may catch on fire. please check it before you use it again.. let me know what you find out? krazytech

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