Electic dryer smells


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Old 06-07-18, 08:53 PM
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Electic dryer smells

When we operate the electric dryer it is starting to give off a funny odor. WHIRLPOOL, Model --LEC7848DQ1. SERIAL # MF0803616. The exhaust is not blocked. It exhaust into crawl space. Any idea.
 
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Old 06-07-18, 11:54 PM
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Normally a dryer is vented outside to eliminate the smells and dust inside.

Where are you smelling it..... in the crawl space ?
It sounds like lint being burned off the heating element.
Possibly the dryer needs to be taken apart and cleaned.
How old is it ?
 
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Old 06-08-18, 12:00 AM
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Most dryer smell come from the air around it. Dryers pull in a lot of air and is heated. Are you painting anyplace in or outside house? Are chemicals stored in room with dryer. I have found neighbors painting there house and smell came out dryer. Vent under house could cause it. Should be vented outside.
 
 

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