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    Gas dryer extremely hot to touch but not drying clothes

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    Brand: Maytag
    Age: More than 10 years

    The dryer is extremely hot to touch on all sides yet it is not drying any clothes. I cleaned the vent (which is on an incline and easily backs-up) but not sure what else to check myself. Is it time to call a professional or can I do more trouble shooting myself? The dryer is over 20 years old and it may be time to replace it. Thanks!

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    Can you feel the air blowing out of the vent on the outside of the house? Lint can also build up inside the dryer that can restrict the airflow. I will need the model number of your dryer if you would like more help.
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