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Our dryer is extremely hot to the touch on the back left top

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Our dryer is extremely hot to the touch on the back left top side(when facing the front of dyer). It dry the clothes fine, but are concerned as to why it is so hot and what could cause this. We have already replaced the duct work to the dryer.
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 9 months ago.
Good morning. Do you have a model number so I can better assist you by chance? It should be located on a sticker just inside the door way and can be seen if you open the door. Also, does the back top left area only get hot when the dryer is running or does it heat up when the dryer is not being used as well?

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