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Weird Problems caused by Clogged Dryer Lint Filters

dryer lint filter whistling noise

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#1 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 06 October 2012 - 07:27 PM

A dryer lint filter that's choked in with lint can cause some weird, surprising problems. In this case, the customer called me in because his dryer was making a weird whistling noise while running. A quick check of the lint filter revealed the problem. After the lint filter was cleaned, the problem disappeared!




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Posted 07 October 2012 - 12:03 AM

It's supposed to make that noise when the lint screen is clogged. Some of the Whirlpool family of dryers came with a lint alert whistle.
Scott Wolf





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