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clenford

06:53PM | 12/13/05
Member Since: 12/12/05
1 lifetime posts
Bvelectrical
dryer gets very hot on top and around control knobs. clothes still damp after one cycle.

model# FER231AS2

serial# XD32003467

Outlaw

12:02AM | 12/14/05
Member Since: 02/11/04
27 lifetime posts
Sounds like the blower is not turning, heat is on but not circulating.

appliguy

02:51AM | 12/14/05
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts
Hi all,

**dryer gets very hot on top and around control knobs. clothes still damp after one cycle**

Kinda sounds like poor air flow...fan blower as Outlaw mentioned, restricted venting/vent hood, restricted air ducts inside the dryer, lint filter plugged would be prime suspects.

Might be a good idea to pull the dryer out from the wall and remove the vent pipe and try a test load with the vent removed from the dryer.

jeff.

Appliance Repair Aid

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