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My dryer is having issues venting out air from drying the clothes. The technican says I need a 30 foot vent tube to the outside. The length my dryer vents to is about 45 feet what can I do . What happens the thermostat on the dryer trips and does not produce hot air to dry the clothes

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If you have a 3 inch hose at 45 feet there is probably too much air pressure making the thermostat kick out because of the extra heat. If its possible to run a 4 inch pipe i feel it probably would work. Another thought. Are you using a plastic flex pipe. If so if you used an aluminum pipe you may have the additional air flow. A plastic flex is not a good pipe to use as it will bend and make less air flow hope I am reading this right.

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what size is your breaker how many amps it should say on breaker are you cleaning the lint screen with it on top if the drier is getting too hot there is a device in it that's called a thermal limiter that would blow before the breaker would trip what kind or you in a house or apt. now on high heat can you hold your hand on the side of the drier.or cant touch it look at the vent under your house and tell me 1is it hanging down under the house then coming up to the hood 2whats its diameter3whats it made of we will go from there ok.there are three thermostats in that drier the first one runs at about 150 160 max second is a safety in case the first one fails it cycles at about 250 third is a safety if the drier exceeds 300 it will shut the heater down and wont rest it has to be replaced

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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What do you need to reverse?
I understand that the wall kit is to blow the heated air from the dryer to outside therefore not humidifying the laundry.

Are you trying to draw air into the dryer from outside or blow the air outside?

Posted on Sep 14, 2008

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I have had the same problem with my dryer for about 2 months. I bought a heater kit upgrade on eBay, http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220334963461 , and installed it myself this past weekend. Easy to install for a do-it-yourselfer. About 6 screws to remove, lay the dryer on the back and its all right in front of you. Dryer is working like it is new again.

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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Is the dryer vented properly to the outside? Feel the amount of air flow when it's running and empty. It should be substantial. If it feels weak, you need to take the back off the machine. There is a metal 'box' that is connected to your vent line going out. Take the cover off the 'box and it is probably full of lint. This blocks the exit air and causes your problem.

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Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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Is the dryer heating up? If so, then you have a problem with the moist air being taken away, which would indicate a problem with your fan or the vent. If it is not heating, then the problem is with the element, either bad or not getting power. I like to get parts from:

Belks used appliances 704-864-4496. May have a used part to save you money, or he can order and ship new parts if he does not have in stock. Either way, Harry Belk (the proprietor) usually saves me $$$.

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Dryer would be either leaking from vent or due to condensation. The vent may either be blocked. The water is coming from the clothes you have dried in the dryer and it has no where to go.
You need to dismantle the vent and clean it, replace it with new vent. The dryer may now be consuming more time to dry the same load of clothes. By correcting the venting problem you will solve the water problem and shorten your wash day and save on electricity as well.

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Have you checked your vent for blockage? Over time, lint build-up in the vent and in the back of the dryer makes your drying time longer and longer. Unplug the dryer, pull it out and disconnect the vent. Using a flashlight and a vacuum, clean out the back of the dryer that connects to the vent and the vent itself. If you have a long vent line, you'll need to find a away to clean it out to clear any blockage. I use a hand-held plumbers snake that rolls up and pulls out as much length as needed. Then spin it around in the vent to knock off lint attached inside the vent tube walls. It may be easier to do this from the outside, but you can do it from the inside too. Check your outside vent cap for blockage and make sure the vent flap outside is not stuck closed. Also make sure when you push the dryer back into place, that you don't squish the vent tube, if it is made of plastic or foil. After reconnecting the vent, turn on the dryer. The air flow may blow out the lint you have dislodged with the snake. Clean out as necessary at the outside vent. I have a long vent line on my dryer, so I have do this annually. This has helped shorten my dry time every time I do it. Of course, cleaning out the filter regularly, does help too. The more often you clean the filter, the less lint that will build up in the vent . Hope this helps. Douglas

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We had this same problem recently. Don't know if your problem is the same, but I am sure it could be.
While we did have hot air coming from the outside vent, it was still a restricted vent duct that was our problem. I went to Lowes and bought a dryer vent cleaning kit for about $40 (I figured I needed to do this anyway, as I'd been hearing about how many housefires are caused by the heat buildup from poorly breathing vent tubes/ducts), and cleaned the whole length of the duct (and replaced the plastic flexi-tube inside with a metal one).
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When an LG dryer is functioning normally---the time required to dry laundry is determined by the *Sensor* located on the drum side of the lint filter housing and by the main control board.
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The final 6 minutes of any LG automatic cycle is for cooling down the laundry before the dryer ends the cycle.
If a dryer *counts down* to the last 6 minutes but the laundry is still not dry--the computer will allow the dryer to run until the laundry has dried or defaults (not drying within the additional time allowed).
Dryer vents that are longer than 8 feet with more than (2) 90 degree turns--can affect drying performance.
Setting the DRY LEVEL selector to *Very Dry* will solve most dryability issues. In homes with abnormally long vents--even the longer run time in the *Very Dry* setting is usually not sufficient to dry laundry loads.
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