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How do I dismantle my Moffat dryer that has stopped working, showing no power and is full of lint throughout the dryer?

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Get a drill and start at the rear/back of the dryer. Take all the 1/4" sheet metal screws out until the back comes off then go from there. Should be pretty easy with a drill or a power screwdriver.

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Are you getting little or no lint on the lint screen? Are the clothes coming out nearly as wet as they went in, but feel warm? If so, you probably have a blockage somewhere in the vent/duct. Don't just check the back of the dryer, but also check the duct thru the wall and the point where it exits the house (exterior wall or roof). Many times birds will nest in the exterior vents or if they have a screen to keep the birds out it may become clogged with lint. If you have a window nearby try drying a load with the vent hose disconnected from the wall and hang it out the window (you COULD vent it into the house, but you may end up with lint everywhere and a lot of moisture in your house).

Posted on Jan 02, 2008


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try your pipes at the back,you may have a split

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my washer is spinning properly I ran the dryer last night with an open back or no tubing for the exhaust on the lint outlet it ran for 15 minutes relighting the burner and about the fourth time it tried to relight it would not

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SOURCE: check lint screen light on and dryer not turning on

check belt might be broken,,,,

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