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Hey Brian, I have a whirlpool dryer, lgr6636pw0. it dries,

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Hey Brian,
I have a whirlpool dryer, lgr6636pw0. it dries, but my clothes come out smelling burnt. I've taken the back off, cleaned the vent, tested the thermostat on a hot plate, and the two switches that are located on the heating duct which blows into the dryer. I'm miffed on why my clothes smell burnt, I don't know what else to test or look for.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.
Hello from JA
My name is Woody.
I will be glad to assist you today.
I have been servicing ALL Major Brands of Appliances for 34 Years,
and have over 100,000 in home repairs and over 60,000 phone and internet repairs under my belt.
Have you had any painting ,staining or carpeting done in the home recently?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Whrlp Master Tech replied 1 year ago.
have you verified that you have a good air flow outside of the home through the dryer vent?
And no new flooring and or painting done in the home.
This is normally caused by
Household odors from painting, varnishing, strong cleaners, etc.
may enter the dryer with the surrounding room air. This is normal as
the dryer draws the air from the room, heats it, pulls it through the
tumbler, on to the clothing and exhausts it outside.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No painting, staining, wood floors, or clogged vent line. I guess it was pointless to contact you guys.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for your question.

I am a different tech. Where is the unit located and how long has it been in its location before you started noticing this issue?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's been in this location for 11 years
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.
Ok did this just start to happen and how strong is the smell? Also is this located in your basement?