yesterday we were moving and cleanign around the basement and
decided to clean inside the dryer.
Found lots of lint blackened maybe by oil on the motor, mainly
covering the motor vents. Never done it before.
Could it be a fire hazard ?
However, we do have the chimney and furnace done every year, but I know
people that never touch those things. I guess their dryer motors are
just s. o. l.
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Possible burnt as well.
The dryer venting going outside should be cleaned out every year and
the inside of the dryer ( depending on useage ) should be cleaned out
every 2-5 years.
This product is especially susceptible to a partially closed vent.
Pictured is the dryer before we cleaned it and the danger involved in
using the white vinyl venting. I say it again. If you have the white
vinyl venting on your dryer, redo the vent with good pipe and save
your self lots of dollars in power savings and maybe even save your
life from a burnt house. There are many aluminum semi-rigid, flexible,
rigid products that does a good job in venting. Use the white vinyl
stuff if you insist, but don't be surprised when problems occur, and
don't be surprised if you burn your home down. These folks were
lucky!! They were right on the verge of a major fire. Reference model
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