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I have a hotpoint tcm580 dryer it makes a squealing noise and when i open the door there is a lot of steam coming from the clothes

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SOURCE: steam comes out of dryer after cycle and door is opened

Probably has a restricted vent. Go outside with dryer running and check air coming out vent. Should be a good blast...not just a breath. Clean out the vent and make sure it's not kinked. If it vinyl or foil vent, replace it! Also make sure lint screen is cleaned everytime.

Posted on Nov 18, 2007

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SOURCE: hotpoint washer dryer not drying clothes

Sounds like you have a ventalation problem. The clothes heat up, but without airflow, the moisture remains. First check the hose from the back of the dryer to the wall. Is it plugged, kinked, or restricted? No? Turn your dryer on and remove the hose. Do you feel pressure coming from the back of the unit? No? You need to take it apart and clean the internal airway. If you do feel pressure, reconnect it to the wall and start your dryer. Walk to the outside of the house. Do you feel a fair amount of air coming out? No? There are companies that will clean your vent in the phone book. There are also vent cleaning brushes you can buy at hardware and appliance part stores.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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Ron Coons

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SOURCE: kenmore 90 series not drying.

remove the ventin from behind the unit you need to replace and or clean your vent !!!!!

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Hotpoint Electric Dryer Model NBXR453EVOWW squealing when turned

Replace the drum support bearing at the rear of the drum.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: PROBLEM WITH HOTPOINT WASHER DRYER - MODEL BWD

the filter cap is jammed on my hotpoint bwd 129 whats the best way to get it of and clean the filter

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