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I was drying towels and noticed the dryer outside was very

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I was drying towels and noticed the dryer outside was very hot. I tried it on a lower temp (casual) and the outside was hot but not as hot. Is this normal and I just never noticed it?
JA: What's the make and model of your dryer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: The MOD - LGQ8611LGO Whirlpool I purchased it Sept 2002.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I thought I smelled a fume but was not sure if it was the softner sheets.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 11 months ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 11 months ago.
  • If you remove the lint filter and shine a light down in that housing, is there quite a bit of lint built up?
  • Is the hose behind the dryer pinched or crushed?