My dryer was starting to throw a lot more heat than normal. I clean my lint filter every time I use the dryer. What I didn't realize was that over time, the lint filter had warped enough to allow lint to escape into the dryer and subsequently into the dryer vent system, clogging some areas almost

ApplianceHotpoint Dryer

Model

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers

Nancy From Dalton, PA

Dec 14, 2008

5 out of 5 people found this instruction helpful

I opened the vent system (screwdrivers to loosen screws) and used the shopvac hose and my hands to clean out what I could. I also snaked the shopvac hose down into the dryer and removed clogged lint. Then I just replaced the lint filter.

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Lint Filter with Frame

Part Number: PS266269

$33.00
In Stock