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My bocsh axxis dryer keeps stopping, The lint light comes on

my bocsh axxis dryer keeps stopping, The lint light comes on but the lint trap is clean and it fits tightly. I've had this machine for about 13 years with no problems.JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Bosch Axxis mod#WTA3510USJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Depends on what it is. I can do some mechanical things.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Everything I've told you is what I know. Dryer stops working after a few minutes and lint light comes on. The lint trap is clean and siit well. The dryer is about 13 years old. It just started happening.

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Bosch axxis dryer Model wta4400us Keep reseting the thermal

Bosch axxis dryerModel wta4400usKeep reseting the thermal fuse on back. First I washed the lint screen in water. Fuse still blew. Then I removed the dryer vent and it still blew .Also checked element continuity and its not shorting out.Down in the vent there does seem to be slight lint build up on thermistor. Is it most likely this or one of the other high limit thermostats?

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LG Dryer DLG8388NM ... all my sensors test positive with

LG Dryer DLG8388NM ... all my sensors test positive with continuity.JA: Can you guesstimate how old your LG is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: LG Dryer DLG8388NM propane jetted.. the ignitor glows... burner ingites. but after about 10 seconds it turns offJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: i am not sure what is causing the burner to turn off

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Tyler Z.

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Bachelor's Degree

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Dropped sponge down kenmore series100 dryer vent How can I

dropped sponge down kenmore series100 dryer vent How can I get it out??JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: It's about 1 yr old I anm not sure of modelJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: I have unplugged dryer and taken back off

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A sock fell into the dryer vent below the lint trap. How can

A sock fell into the dryer vent below the lint trap. How can I remove the sock?JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Maytag w10885280a. Brand newJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Not that I can think of

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Tyler Z.

Appliance Technician

Bachelor's Degree

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Gas clothes dryer won't heat up when attached to vent hose.

gas clothes dryer won't heat up when attached to vent hose. Cleaned out main vent hose and beind dryer. Dryer will heat up when not attached to vent hose, but if you unhook vent line, the dryer gets real hot.JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: Maytag model #LDG7304AAE, serial #16044944DD. OtyJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: It's probably 20 -25 years old. My husband has been so far, he would like to fix it himself if he knew what to do. He has already cleaned out the main vent house that goes underneath the house and behind the dryer. He can't figured out it heats up when it's not attached to the dryer vent hose, but as soon as he removes the vent hose from the dryer, it heats up immediately.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: That's all I know to tell you.

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Associate Degree

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I have a fisher paykel DEGX! dryer that is 14 yrs old -

I have a fisher paykel DEGX! dryer that is 14 yrs old - worked up to last month. the dryer does not dry a load anymore. it gets hot but can take up to 2 or 3 hours to dry a load . we don't know what to replace to make it work again. Can you help with some info please?JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Fisher & Paykel is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: its 14 yrs old and is a smartload the model is the DEGX1 TOP LOADERJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YES they are so easy to work withJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: the dryer heat and we did clean the vent - it was plugged but not to bad. we vacuumed it out and cleaned the sensor from the inside.

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Kelly

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High School or GED

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My dryer smells like it may be overheating. the fit between

my dryer smells like it may be overheating. the fit between the wall vent and dryer vent is very tight....... they do not align directly, but very small over lap - 3"JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?Customer: whirlpool, I don't know the model number, and its probably over 15 years old.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: yesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: not that I know of. just that its an extremely tight fit. I was looking at those flat telescoping ones, but they may be too long. may need a custom one

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Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering Technology

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My Samsung dryer wont start but the panel works fine. The

My Samsung dryer wont start but the panel works fine.JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Samsung is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: The unit comes up I feel like it should. When we go to run a cycle nothing happens. The timer will start to clock down if you let it sit long enough.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: The red clean filter symbol blinks 5 or 6 times at initial start up. I am not sure if that is normal or not. No error codes come up at start up.

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