Water in dryer vent

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Old 11-16-14, 06:39 PM
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Water in dryer vent

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We just bought a new Whirlpool Cabrio electric washer and dryer in July. Two weeks ago, we noticed the clothes weren't as dry as it should be and we checked the vent and found water? When we bought the dryer, we did put in a new vent to the hose, and it worked fine. I'm not sure why, but when we disconnected the vent to the back of the dryer, there was water and some lint?

I read about the vent could be in freezing temperature and then condensing and melting, could this be it? Currently, it's about 35 degrees F outside in PA.

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Old 11-17-14, 02:51 AM
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There are 2 ways for water to be in vent. 1 and not likely is a exterior water leak into vent. Most likely is the vent is clogged, Clogged vent long dry times, water in vent. On your dryer model some have a separate blower and pulley will come off. I think newer ones that problem was fixed but pull dryer out and feel air flow. Should be a strong air flow. reconnect vent, turn dryer on and go outside and feel air flow should be the same. Post dryer model # and I can check to see if might have one with pulley problem.
 
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Whirpool Cabrio Model # WTW8900BC0

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Old 11-17-14, 09:50 AM
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That is the washer, dryer model# is inside door.
 
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model: WED8900BC0

Thanks, sorry been out of town for work. Any help is greatly appreciated!
 
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Old 11-20-14, 03:26 PM
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you do have the type that the pulley can come off. Your problem is most likely a clogged vent tube to outside. Try what I posted earlier. For your info a clogged vent is not covered in your warranty. You would be charged a service call if that is what is found.
 
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