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kellyyouse

11:30AM | 11/05/05
Member Since: 09/11/02
78 lifetime posts
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Hey all. . .

Recently, I noticed that clothing coming out of the dryer has a charcoal or smoky odor to it. What would cause this? What can I do to eliminate the problem?

Thanks,

Kelly

youse@comcast.net

DanO

01:23PM | 11/05/05
Member Since: 11/11/02
2293 lifetime posts
** What would cause this? **

Something (lint, dust, wires, components, etc.) burning in the dryer. If it is a gas dryer, paint or cleaning fumes being burned in the dryer's burner.

** What can I do to eliminate the problem? **

Find the cause and correct it.

I would *strongly* suggest you disconnect power from the appliance and discontinue use until the cause can be found and corrected.

JMO

Dan O.

www.Appliance411.com/?ref411=Clothes+Dryer

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fxrdave

03:10PM | 11/10/05
Member Since: 11/09/05
4 lifetime posts
Clean the lint from dryer venting
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