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Burn marks on clothes from Whirlpool Duet Dryer

I have a Whirlpool Duet dryer that is about 5-6 years old. I have noticed within the last year that burn marks are occuring on random pieces of clothing. These are permanent marks that you cannot remove, therefore ruining many items of clothing.

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Check thermostat. Keep lint collecter clean.

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