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Old 06-23-2013, 04:17 PM   #1
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Hot Air Blowing from Dryer

Hi, I have an LG gas dryer I purchased two months ago in my 3rd story condo. Today I noticed that there was quite a bit of condensation on the door, but I had not run a load in about 18 hours. When I opened the door there was a little condensation inside the dryer itself and even though it's been turned off since last night, I can feel warm air inside. I cut the power to the dryer and I can still hear some type of warm air blowing from the back of the dryer and it's still warm.

Any idea what the problem could be? Please tell me it has something to do with the dryer itself, which is under warranty still and not something with my ventilation system.



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Old 06-23-2013, 04:42 PM   #2
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Might be the dryer vent cap outside is stuck open and allowing warm outside air to come through it.


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Some condo or townhouse I have ran into some will have a common dryer exhuast ductwork and with the booster not working properly you may have backflowage (air comming back )

So check the dryer hose connection to outside to make sure it is your unit if not see any type of vent opening then you will have to talk to someone on mantancie department or let the landlord know about the situation what you have there.

The last large apartment complex I did work on replace the dryer booster fan due it was long run plus there were 8 dryers were hooked to this ductwork and I call in HVAC contractor and they did got one of their ductwork cleaning divison came out and clean it out.

It was such so much lint that it did fill up 200 liter drum without question ( got about 350 liter worth of lint in there )

The answer will be based on NEC ( National Electrical code ) or CEC ( Cananda Electrical code ) or ECF ( Electrique Code France )
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